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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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The Guide To Selecting Flash for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a guide for implementing flash in virtual environments. Read on to learn about how to increase return on investment about the different types of flash so you can choose the type that's right for your storage needs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Tegile

Flash-Based Storage Services Benchmark Report for Service Providers
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a benchmark report that shows how companies are deploying all-flash arrays. Read on to learn how all-flash storage can cut down on your management time, as well as aid in scaling out storage.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

SolidFire

Lay a Foundation for Flash
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of using purpose-built hardware to lay the groundwork for enterprise flash arrays. Read on to learn about how you can prevent internal bottlenecks, as well as easily scale and consolidate storage.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

IDC: IBM and Micron's One-Two Punch Around the New IBM FlashSystem Launch
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the collaboration between IBM and Micron and their new strategic relationship around flash technology. Learn how this new relationship for flash component technology has affected performance, density, cost, and endurance of new all-flash arrays.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

ESG: Comparing FlashSystem Compared to Traditional Disk Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report shows how all-flash arrays can actually lower the total cost of ownership for storage. Read on to learn how you can gain a smaller, more cost effective footprint as well as achieve significant performance improvements.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Increase Database Performance with SSD
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how solid state storage can help boost the performance of databases like SQL. Read on to find out about the benefits of pairing SSD with SQL including lower latency, faster performance, simplified management, and more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Micron Technology

Improving Flash in the Mature Solid-State Market
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how the collaboration of two companies has led to increased availability in flash storage. Read on to learn about how this collaboration can benefit SAS end-users and enterprises alike
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

OLTP workloads benefit from combining SSD technology and SQL Server
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how solid state drives (SSD) are an ideal storage solution for SQL Server in an OLTP workload. Find out this platform improves productivity through better application responsiveness, enhances data durability, and offers superior simplicity and management.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Micron Technology

Keep Your Data Secure: Fighting Back With Flash
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the benefits of hardware encryption for data storage. Read now to learn how you can store your data safely and achieve a greater peace of mind.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Increasing Performance and Availability in Microsoft SQL Server Using Micron SSDs + SQL Server Availability Groups
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to discover how using SSD technology with SQL Server's AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AAG) enables the high performance and availability required by mission-critical applications while decreasing total cost of ownership.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Micron Technology

Big Data Analytics and Flash-Based Storage: Smaller, Simpler, Faster and Better
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the specific advantages of flash adoption, the high performance level of SSDs, and how this technology is providing businesses with a competitive edge.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Save Money, Increase Performance and Reduce Latency Through Use of SSDs in Virtualization Deployments
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how SSD and flash memory technologies can help your organization save money, increase performance and reduce latency when it comes to virtualization deployments.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Mellanox and Micron Demonstrate Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Over CloudX
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a Windows Server 2016 demonstration that simulated application and user workloads to eliminate complex and costly external shared storage requirements from Windows Server clusters.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Micron Technology

Cassandra Cluster Performance With Micron's M500DC Enterprise SSD
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a SSD that improves per-node performance without additional requirements.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Micron Technology

Improving Enterprise-Level Database Performance With Flash-Based Storage
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the benefits of flash-based storage in terms of database performance, increased IT efficiency, and reduced operational costs. Explore implementation options and how increasing numbers of organizations are using flash technology to meet demanding application requirements.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Accelerating VMware’s Virtual SAN With Micron SSDs
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the latest solution approved by VMware for VSAN deployments.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Micron Technology

Why SSD and Flash Technologies are Critical to the Success of Content Delivery Networks
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains that using Micron SSD technology in the edge servers of a CDN can deliver the performance improvements and reliability required for a competitive advantage.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

SolidFire and Pure Storage Architectural Comparison
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a side by side comparison of two flash arrays to help make your decision easier.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

SolidFire

Side By Side Comparison: SSD Architectures
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are looking to upgrade to flash storage. However, there are a vast amount of flash storage arrays on the market. How can you choose the one that's right for you?Access this white paper for a side by side comparison of two all-flash arrays to help you decide on an array that's right for your business.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

SolidFire

Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to compare two solid-state storage systems, and decide if one is right for your business.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SolidFire

How All-Flash Arrays are Providing True Agility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why flash storage has become a popular choice in recent years, and gives advice for those considering deploying flash in their environments.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This infographic highlights a flash storage solution that is 1/5 the price of other SSD solutions, but has 90% less latency than traditional spinning arrays.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Advancements in Enterprise Flash Storage Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a new solution to cost-effective flash storage.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

IBM

IBM FlashSystem 900: Value at the Core
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how flash storage can boost storage performance and speed up processing times. Read on to learn about the technology behind a new flash storage system.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

IBM

Analyzing the Economic Value of Flash Storage Compared to Traditional Disk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the economic value of flash compared to traditional hard disks.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM
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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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