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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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Powering the Future of Business with Flash Storage
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: All-flash storage arrays can provide the response times needed to meet today's IT demands. Explore a brief Q&A with Marjorie Tenzer, a Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at IBM, and discover how this storage solution can empower your enterprise to deliver optimal user experiences, enable big data analytics, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

Powering Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In the following infographic, learn about the advantages of deploying your analytics systems on all-flash arrays. View now and see for yourself how flash-based analytics can deliver, better quality, faster insights, improved performance and efficiency, and more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

Everyone Can Benefit from Flash Technologies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about some of the most common myths about flash—and their truths; new use cases for the technology, and specific solutions that should put flash on your radar, no matter the size of your organization. View now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc.

All-Flash Arrays Offer Industry-Leading Performance and Enduring Economics
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: What if you could cut storage costs while actually improving performance and scalability? This brief resource describes how an all-flash storage system can accelerate multiple workloads and help you reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Avnet Technology Solutions

Redefining the Economics of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes a cost-effective strategy for companies to achieve the high performance and scalability of enterprise storage. Read on to discover how you can attain the performance that only SSD can provide, at a lower cost.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

4 Reasons to Use All-Flash Storage to Consolidate Cloud Applications
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource provides 4 reasons to use an all-flash storage platform to consolidate applications in private and hybrid cloud environments. Read on to learn how this strategy can allow you to reduce total cost of ownership, improve performance and application availability, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Accelerate Your Enterprise Storage for the Cloud Era
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper explains why hybrid storage solutions aren't able to support cloud computing and describes how all-flash storage can drive business growth and agility in the cloud era. Discover the key features to look for when deciding on a storage platform to suit the needs of cloud environments.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Refresh Your Data Center With Hybrid Storage Technology
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights hybrid storage devices with controller-based software that tiers data based on usage, putting the hottest data on SLC flash and leaving seldom-used data on rotating disks. Read on to discover how these products can enable you to take advantage of data analytics applications without requiring high-cost, unique systems.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc.

IBM FlashSystem Accelerates IBM DB2 Workloads
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the benefits of deploying IBM DB2 workloads on IBM FlashSystems to enable the greatest cost-effective performance out of your database.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Avnet Technology Solutions

3 Reasons Why Enterprises are Deploying More Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the top three reasons why organizations are deploying more flash storage. View now and see for yourself what benefits you stand to gain through deployment of your own flash systems.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc.

All-Flash Storage Strategies for Getting From Now to Next
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can implement all-flash storage to meet the rising user expectations for enterprise apps. Uncover how this storage technology can ensure you don't have to make tradeoffs between scalability, performance, and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Kaminario

Enterprise DBAs on Flash: Real Stories
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following series of real stories from IT dives into the DBA nightmare and reveals how flash storage helped these several businesses overcome their various challenges.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

The OLTP DBMS Market Becomes the Operational DBMS Market
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: View this exclusive white paper to learn how flash memory, DRAM, and other technology advances are changing the database management system marketing (DBMS) market. Learn how to readdress the way you handle your infrastructure to keep pace with and capitalize on these new advances.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Business Impact of Rapid Application Response Time
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the perception that flash storage costs are higher than the perceived benefit and will debunk that theory with actual costs, systems considerations, and more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Tegile

Critical Capabilities for General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
sponsored by Nimble Storage
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: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Nimble Storage

Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Achieving all-flash is like climbing a mountain – it requires planning, organization and hard work but the journey doesn't have to be painful. Access this eBook to learn concrete steps that will help you reach your goal of all flash in a cost-effective and non-disruptive way.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Nimble Storage

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

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

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

Five Considerations For Adopting Enterprise Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you're in the market for or are simply considering flash storage for your business, this white paper will provide you with five things to consider when weighing your flash options.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

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

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
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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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