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DEFINITION: Solid-state refers to electronic components, devices, and systems based entirely on the semiconductor. The expression was especially prevalent in the late 1950s and early 1960s, during the transition from vacuum tube technology to the semiconductor diode and transistor. More recently, the integrated circuit (IC), the light-emitting diode (LED), and the liquid-crystal display (LCD) have evolved as  … 
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Solid State Storage: Usage Trends, Market Options, and Issues to Consider
sponsored by Virident
WHITE PAPER: This report documents ESG Lab's hands-on validation testing of Virident FlashMax II PCI Express (PCIe) SCM drives, with a focus on their multi-dimensional performance capabilities.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Virident

How to Choose the Best Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper carefully analyzes the costs of several different flash solutions. In order to help you choose the best platform to address your unique storage challenges and performance needs.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

NetApp

SanDisk FlashSoft for VMware vSphere
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will get insight into an innovative SanDisk product that accelerates application performance in VMware guest machines.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SanDisk Corporation

QLE10000 Series Adapter Provides Application Benefits Through I/O Caching
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the application performance capability of the FabricCache QLE10000 Series Adapter in single-server and multi-server environment, enabling the acceleration of clustered and virtualized environments with a transparent, shared cache.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

QLogic Corporation

The Value of Shared SSDs in Enterprise Computing
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers the advantages of the QLogic FabricCache 10000 Series adapters bringing transparent, shared caching to enterprise application environments. It combines a QLogic Fibre Channel adapter with intelligent caching to bring new levels of scalable application performance to existing SAN environments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

QLogic Corporation

Flash Storage for Dummies: NetApp Special Edition
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

NetApp

IDC: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, the implementation of flash across enterprises is examined. Learn how the technology is being deployed to improve performance and efficiency, and take a look into various flash solutions designed specifically for the enterprise.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetApp

Do I Know You? Solid-state Vendors Need Brands or OEM Contracts
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: Late last year, 451 Research evaluated two solid-state storage variants: Solid-sate drives and solid-state cache in networked storage. This paper breaks down the detailed examination, and you can access the key findings here. Read on to learn who the top-ranked vendors are, find 8 top SSD drive criteria and hear what your peers said about SSD!
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

The 451 Group

Silverton: IBM Easy Tier Automated Storage Tiering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations have turned to automated storage tiering to minimize SSD cost while providing high I/O performance. With automated storage tiering, you can have the application performance of flash using only a minimal amount of SSD capacity. Check out this white paper to explore what automated tiered storage can do for your organization.
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

IBM

Optimizing Storage Performance, Availability and Utilization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores the 4 key capabilities your organization needs to meet today's storage requirements, and how to seamlessly acquire them. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Benefits of Solid-State Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, explore how solid-state storage (SSS) can help narrow the gap between server and storage performance. View now to explore the different types of SSS and the benefits of each.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 08 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Tod Point Group: IBM Storwize V7000 in an Exchange Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Storwize V7000 Unified storage system, combined with powerful management software from IBM Tivoli, provides an ideal complement to Exchange 2010 deployments by providing a highly virtualized storage infrastructure designed to meet the specific needs of Exchange 2010 environments.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Why should your data center deploy Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression? From an economic standpoint, Storwize V7000 provides the financial benefits you need to meet the growing storage requirements within the limits of a constrained budget. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

IBM

NexGen n5 Storage System
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this ESG Report for a hands-on introduction to a hybrid solid-state storage solution designed to deliver fast performance for mixed-application workloads in both consolidated and virtual server environments. Read on to learn about the features of this technology, and to discover how it stacked up against ESG's lab testing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

NexGen Storage

Why Solid-State Drives Usage Scenarios Are Expanding for the Datacenter
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains that to accomplish the objectives of making more-efficient use of IT resources, lowering power consumption, and reducing operating expenses, many companies are turning to server consolidation and virtualization efforts—endeavors that increase server CPU utilization and reduce the number of discrete servers in a datacenter.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Intelligent Service Automation Working with Service Oriented Architecture
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: The dependency of background (batch) processing still remains when your applications move to a service oriented architecture (SOA). Read this white paper to learn how to ease the SOA transition with technology that enables the inclusion of background processing.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Kaminario

High Performance Solid-State SAN Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn about three new solid state solutions (DRAM-based, Flash-based, and a hybrid of the two) and discover the various benefits associated with each. Also learn how to determine if SSD is right for your business, and how to decide which of these three solutions will best meet your needs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Kaminario

6 Tips to Selecting HDD and SSD Drives
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is here to help you understand the important factors to be considered when selecting drives for your storage infrastructure. In this paper you'll receive 6 key tips and considerations to examine before deciding on a storage solution, and discover which technologies are better-suited for various types of data and/or organizations.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Nexsan

Solid State Disks and Storage Tiering
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for a technical introduction to storage tiering and its implementation. You'll learn exactly how tiered storage works, and how to determine if it's the right strategy for your organization. Finally, you'll receive recommendations on how to evaluate available tiered solutions and determine which will best meet your needs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc.

ESG: Market Landscape Report: Storage Tiering
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's almost impossible to conduct a conversation with a storage vendor without raising the topic of "storage tiering." Along with "virtualisation" and "cloud," it's one of those de rigueur phrases. And, like those other two, storage tiering suffers from an over-exposure that can assume familiarity and understanding where it does not exist.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

DataCore Software Corporation

Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Vmware View 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: An efficient storage solution is integral to a successful VDI implementation. With a Fluid Data architecture and integrated software features such as Automated Tiered Storage, Thin Provisioning, Continuous Snapshots and Remote Replication, the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN proves to be a highly effective storage option for VMware View.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

IBM Enables the Data Center with LTO-5 Products, Increasing Capacity, Throughput & File Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how IBM appears to have the deployment issue down pat and how they have a variety of delivery vehicles to satisfy the tape needs of your enterprise. Keep reading to learn more about IBM’s LTO-5 offerings. 
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

IBM

Why Solid-State Drives Usage Scenarios Are Expanding for the Datacenter
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains that to accomplish the objectives of making more-efficient use of IT resources, lowering power consumption, and reducing operating expenses, many companies are turning to server consolidation and virtualization efforts—endeavors that increase server CPU utilization and reduce the number of discrete servers in a datacenter.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM Easy Tier Enables DS8700 and Storwize V7000 Users to Profit from Solid State Drives
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM DS8700 and Storwize V7000 users now have the tools in Easy Tier and its associated software tool Storage Tier Advisor to evaluate the benefits of, plan for, deploy, and manage on an ongoing basis SSDs in combination with existing HDDs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

IBM

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): SAN Acceleration Using FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS)
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Do you have questions regarding SAN acceleration? Learn more about solid state storage, which solid state technologies are currently on the market, and why your enterprise needs solid state storage. This concise white paper is designed to answer frequently asked questions on these topics and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

FalconStor Software
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SOLID STATE DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  further examples of solid-state devices.In a solid-state component, the current is confined to solid elements and compounds engineered specifically to switch and amplify it. Current flows in two forms: as negatively charged electrons, and as positively charged electron deficiencies called holes. In some semiconductors, the current consists mostly of electrons; in other semiconductors, it consists mostly of holes. Both the electron and the hole are called charge carriers.An example of a non-solid-state component is a cathode-ray tube (CRT). In this device, electrons flow freely through a vacuum … 
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