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DEFINITION: Flash memory (sometimes called "flash RAM") is a type of constantly-powered nonvolatile memory that can be erased and reprogrammed in units of memory called blocks. It is a variation of electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) which, unlike flash memory, is erased and rewritten at the byte level, which is slower than flash memory updating. Flash memory is often used to hold control  … 
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Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to boost performance of business critical apps and consolidate a virtual server, flash may be the way to go. But with a multitude of vendors offering flash, where should you start? Check out this easy-to-read guide and find 8 key considerations and questions to ask yourself before investing in flash.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Provide Better Patient Outcomes with Accelerated and Affordable Storage
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
RESOURCE: The linchpin of clinical application performance lies in the storage that supports it, which may be lagging if you're still reliant on legacy infrastructure. Access this resource to enable first-rate patient care by upgrading to non-disruptive storage that boosts VDI app availability and performance.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Discovering the Transformative Value of All-Flash Arrays on Healthcare VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
ANALYST REPORT: Don't let legacy SAN and mechanical spinning disk sap the storage budget. In this assessment, you'll examine the ROI realized by deploying all-flash arrays for healthcare VDI. Read on to discover economic all-flash that eliminates SAN performance inefficiencies, and more.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Meet the Flash Platform Transforming Customer Expectations of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download this IDC paper to assess the technical, financial, and business implications of implementing an all-flash storage offering that's shaking up the traditionally risky enterprise storage upgrade cycle with a system that is non-disruptive and requires no data migration.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Business Case for All-Flash Arrays When Integrating Flash into the Cloud
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the state of enterprise storage with respect to the evolving cloud storage market and explains why flash storage is necessary in this environment. Access now and learn four reasons why enterprises are choosing flash.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Pure Storage

All-Flash Data Centers for Dummies
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Traditional storage solutions are no longer able to fulfill the rapidly growing expectations of end users in the 24/7 on business environment. In this comprehensive eBook, learn about all-flash storage – a cost-effective, high performing system that is replacing disk systems as the preferred storage infrastructure for virtualized environments.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

5 Reasons Why All-Flash Storage on Oracle Is Essential for Application Owners
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE CENTER: In this article, discover the top five reasons why flash storage is a must have for application owners running Oracle.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

For LOB Managers: Using All-Flash Storage to Drive Better Decision-Making
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE CENTER: How fast you can access data analytics has become a critical competitive differentiator for app owners. Flash storage can speed up accessibility, giving you a competitive edge – but don't go it alone. Use this resource to learn about the importance of data analytics and how flash storage can drive better, more intelligent decision making.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Welcome to Your Modern Data Center
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyses a solution that allows you to transform your database and business application workloads by consolidating your mission-critical application landscapes, eliminating storage sprawl and delivering modernization to your data center.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Get the Benefits of All Flash, Simplified
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is a simple, high performing method of managing and seamlessly extending data storage to the cloud. Access this white paper to learn about one flash storage platform that has intelligent wear leveling and automated, policy based tiering to prolong the life of your investment.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

How You Can Ease Some Common Database Challenges
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
RESOURCE: In this infographic, discover how you can help ease some common database challenges by deploying this flash based Database-as-a-service program in emerging cloud computing environments.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Flash: It's Not Just For Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads can benefit from flash and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

A Hybrid Flash Offering From NetApp
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
EGUIDE: NetApp has added a hybrid flash offering to their portfolio which offers users the best of both traditional and next-gen technologies without having to compromise like they would with other vendors. Read on to learn more about NetApp's E-series (EF), the hybrid flash offering, and see how it compares to their traditional and next-gen platforms.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

NetApp SolidFire

Five Myths About Encrypted SSDs
sponsored by Micron Technology
RESOURCE: Encryption of stored data is widely accepted as an effective and efficient way to protect sensitive information on self-encrypting drives (SEDs). However, there are numerous myths and misconceptions still prevalent. Check out this blog post and discover the truth behind the 5 most prevalent myths revolving around encrypted SSDs.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Micron Technology

Discovering Storage for the Next-Generation Data Center
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
RESOURCE CENTER: Access this custom web site to learn how to leverage all-flash to optimize app performance, and discover strategies for breaking the virtualization barrier, how SSD assists in driving enterprise competitive advantage, and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

NetApp SolidFire

Advantages Solid State Disks (SSDs) Bring to Data Centers
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: As the foundation for business agility and success, it's crucial that data center performance has high availability, scalability and manageability. In this white paper, learn why a high-performance storage solution specifically built for the data center is essential for meeting these requirements.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

Micron Technology

Tegile IntelliFlash Flash-Centric Architecture Bests Dell Compellent Through In-line Data Efficiency, True Unified Storage & All-inclusive Licensing
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Flash is creating disruptive change in the data center and the storage industry. Access this white paper and learn about a flash optimized storage solution that is poised to be the next-generation storage alternative to current storage hardware.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Tegile

Tegile IntelliFlash Bests Nimble Storage Through Architecture Flexibility
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Flash is transforming the data center – 57% of enterprises are already using some degree of flash to speed up multiple apps. With numerous vendors offering all-flash and hybrid arrays, it can be hard to see the subtle difference between products. In this white paper, learn about the unique offerings from two vendors: Tegile and Nimble Storage.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Tegile

Busting Solid-State Storage Myths: Maximizing the Impact of Flash
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to bust common solid state storage myths, and find out exactly how some companies are using flash to reach their data storage goals.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Tegile IntelliFlash Outshines EMC VNX in Data Efficiency, Agility, and Bundled Features
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Whether designed from the ground up or purpose-built, the different approaches to hybrid storage each have their own faults and virtues. In this white paper, learn four advantages ground up designs have over purpose-built hybrid storage.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Tegile

Tegile IntelliFlash Flash-Centric Architecture Bests Dell Compellent Through In-line Data Efficiency, True Unified Storage & All-inclusive Licensing
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: With flash memory transforming data center performance and economics, flash vendors offer unique benefits to VDI, server virtualization and database acceleration deployments. In this white paper, learn four ways Tegile IntelliFlash differs from Pure Storage FlashArray//m in meeting the needs of the data center.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Tegile

All-Flash Storage: Save Money While Speeding Up Storage
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Despite its negative associations, flash storage is the best solution to meet the challenges presented by modern apps such as cloud computing and big data. In this white paper, learn the truth behind three common misconceptions of flash storage and how flash can meet raising storage demands.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Micron

Save Money, Increase Performance and Reduce Latency By Using SSDs in Virtualization Deployments
sponsored by Micron
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: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Micron

Key Server-Side Flash Storage Considerations
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: To simplify the solid state storage purchasing process, this eguide provides an overview of a plethora of factors to consider including various form factors, interfaces, capacities as well as advantages and limitations of server-side solid-state storage.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Price Comparison: AFA vs. HDD
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Vendors are claiming that all-flash arrays (AFA) are the same price as hard disk drives (HDD) but is this really true? This eguide delves into the finer details beneath the initial price tag and compares cost in terms of data efficiency and capacity.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®
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FLASH MEMORY DEFINITION (continued): …  code such as the basic input/output system (BIOS) in a personal computer. When BIOS needs to be changed (rewritten), the flash memory can be written to in block (rather than byte) sizes, making it easy to update. On the other hand, flash memory is not useful as random access memory (RAM) because RAM needs to be addressable at the byte (not the block) level.Flash memory gets its name because the microchip is organized so that a section of memory cells are erased in a single action or "flash." The erasure is caused by Fowler-Nordheim tunneling in which electrons pierce through a thin dielectric … 
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