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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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Driving Business Value from Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes one flash storage product for value and strengths and how the technology can best be used. Click through now to learn how to manage common flash assumptions, and explore a strategy that delivers value to real-world business applications through regular enhancements to its two main flash-based storage architectures.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

NetApp

Investing Strategically in All Flash Arrays
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Solid state storage and more specifically, all-flash arrays, can have a broad, positive impact on enterprise IT. Explore the business and technology metrics that are essential to evaluate any new storage platform, such as flash, so that your enterprise can maintain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

NetApp

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

Driving Business Value from Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Over the years, flash storage has moved from a niche storage product to a broad technology that impacts and improves a wide-range of business objectives. But because this technology has grown and expanded so quickly, there's a lack of clarity on what exactly flash can and can't do for an organization. Well, let's clear the air.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

NetApp

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: Server and desktop virtualization have been deployed to combat data sprawl but they have a negative impact on network and user productivity. Access this white paper to learn how SSDs and flash memory can eliminate boot storms, solve the I/O blender effect and speed up access times.
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 NetApp
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

NetApp

Side By Side Comparison: SSD Architectures
sponsored by NetApp
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

NetApp

Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
sponsored by NetApp
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

NetApp

Architectural Comparison: SolidFire and Pure Storage
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Learn the areas where these two solutions differ, and find out their suitability for next-gen data centers.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

SolidFire

Case Study: MercadoLibre's OpenStack Private Cloud
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Auctions are unpredictable—performance shouldn't be. Learn how one online auction house grows capacity without downtime.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

SolidFire

Case Study: Better Performance and Scale for Private Cloud
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: MercadoLibre's legacy storage held them back. Find out how faster, more predictable performance allowed them to grow.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

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
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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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