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DEFINITION: Solid-state storage is a nonvolatile, removable storage medium that employs integrated circuits (ICs) rather than magnetic or optical media. It is the equivalent of large-capacity, nonvolatile memory. Examples include flash memory Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices and various proprietary removable packages intended to replace external hard drives. The main advantage of solid-state storage is the fact  … 
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2016 State of Storage in Virtualization
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In the following exclusive white paper, uncover the data center and storage virtualization trends taking place in 2016. View now and see how flash storage is playing a major part in influencing how virtualization evolves and discover how you must prepare your businesses for changes to come.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Tegile

Guide to Selecting Flash for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Flash is becoming an increasingly integral part of storage infrastructure. Access this guide to learn about selecting the right flash system for your virtual environment.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Tegile

Just-in-Time Application Delivery with App Volumes
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn how by addressing desktop applications through Horizon App Volumes—a high-performance all-flash storage infrastructure—businesses can vastly improve application delivery, management, and the overall experience of their VDI. View now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Data Sheet: Dell Acceleration Appliances for Databases
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: If you're a mid-market or enterprise IT pro looking for an economical way to put some serious performance back into play, view today's DAAD spec sheet to get the full scoop
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

SSDs for Big Data – Fast Processing Requires High-Performance Storage
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the influence of high-performing storage systems have on big data applications. Read on and discover why solid-state drives are leading the way for empowered big data initiatives.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Micron Technology

Fatal Flash Flaws No One Talks About
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In the following critical white paper, learn about the potential hazards flash storage can place on the database, and most importantly, learn how to overcome these challenges quickly and effectively.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Tegile

Five Fatal Flaws for AFA's
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In the following invaluable white paper, examine the five fatal flaws that plague all-flash storage arrays and most importantly, learn about the various methods you can use to overcome them.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Tegile

The Total Economic Impact of Pure Storage FlashArray FA-400 Series Storage Solutions
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper is designed to help businesses better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in Pure Storage FlashArray FA-400 Series Storage Solutions. View now and see for yourself if this all-flash array is right for your environment.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide All-Flash Array
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC MarketScape briefly examines several emerging leaders in the AFA market and hones in one vendor in particular. Read on to uncover the strengths, challenges, and buying guidance regarding this particular vendor, and discover why they have become an influential force in the AFA market.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Flash Storage Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of the following exclusive guide is to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting all-flash storage for enterprise class environments.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

The Growing Need for Read-Heavy, Write-Light SSD Systems Explained
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: In the following resource, learn about read-heavy, write-light SSD storage technology and why it is becoming the go-to choice for many data centers around the world.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

The Evolution of Storage: What's Next for Flash
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: The following exclusive article examines the ever-pressing need for businesses to get more performance out of their storage environments and introduces Rack-Scale Flash—a new way forward in cost-effectively removing latency and greatly improving storage agility. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

EMC

All-SSD Database VSAN Platform
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how implementing SSD for database applications can easily boost performance without added costs and complexities. Read on to learn how to get stable and reliable performance for virtual database backed applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Implementing VMware's Virtual SAN with Micron SSDs and Mellanox Interconnect
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how implementing SSDs can boost the performance on applications run on virtual SAN. Read on to learn about how flash caching can help significantly reduce latency, as well as other benefits of using SSD with VSAN.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Solid-state Storage: Past, Present, and Future
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the qualities of superior solid-state storage vendors when making your future selections. Additionally, uncover what the solid-state technology market will look like in the near future.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Micron Technology

Best Practices for SSD Performance Measurement
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the best practices for SSD performance measurement. Read on to learn about test mechanics, tools, and metrics for testing and how you can implement them at your organization.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Optimal RAID Options for SSDs Supporting Read-Intensive Web Applications
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents the results of tests conducted to determine the optimal RAID configuration for SSDs supporting read-intensive web serving applications. Learn which RAID configurations lead to a higher number of transactions per minute and improved responsiveness to transaction requests for read-only and read-mostly workloads.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Micron Technology

Accelerate Common MongoDB Workloads with an SSD Strategy
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how to improve MongoDB's performance by using an SSD as the primary storage device in each node. Learn how this strategy increases the performance of each node in the cluster, reduces application latency, and simplifies both node and cluster design.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Micron Technology

Six Features You Need in a Local Boot Device
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn the 6 things you need to look for in a local boot device, including features like lower data center cooling costs, boot device resiliency, improved data management, and three more crucial benefits.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Micron Technology

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution: A Guide for the Savvy Tech Buyer
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In the following, easy-to-read guide, gain the insights you need to make the right buying decision regarding flash storage now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Bringing Real Value to Virtualizing Hadoop Solutions in a Flash
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the performance of hard disk arrays to a solid state disk array in a Hadoop environment. Read on to learn about how SSDs stacked up, and decide if implementing flash in your big data environment is right for you.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Micron Technology

2015 General-Purpose Disk Arrays Comparison
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report makes your decision making easier by outlines the best of the best solid state storage arrays. Read on to learn about the strengths and drawbacks of top vendors, so that you can find the storage array that best fits your needs.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

Tintri

Critical Capabilities for General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report outlines the 16 best storage arrays and takes a closer look at their features. Read on to learn about the differences between these arrays so that you can make an informed purchasing decision.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tintri

Comparing Storage Options for Virtualized and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Thankfully, new storage strategies have emerged that are designed to handle the demands of virtual environments. In this white paper, two of these storage strategies are compared side-by-side. Read it now to determine which option is right for you.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tintri

All Flash FS is Best for Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at an Oracle-optimized all-flash array that can boost database performance. In addition, read on to learn how you can reap the benefits of data services.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation
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SOLID STATE DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  that it contains no mechanical parts. Everything is done electronically. As a result, data transfer to and from solid-state storage media takes place at a much higher speed than is possible with electromechanical disk drives. The absence of moving parts may translate into longer operating life, provided the devices are reasonably cared for and are not exposed to electrostatic discharge. Solid-state storage media lags behind electromechanical drives in terms of storage capacity. As of this writing, flash memory USB devices can store up to approximately 1 gigabyte (GB), whereas hard drives commonly … 
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