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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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The VDI Holy Grail:  Optimize Performance without Overprovisioning Storage
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to explore all the different Flash methodologies, and discover more about the ever-increasing role of flash hypervisors in virtual data centers.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

PernixData

3 reasons all-flash storage might be here to stay
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is getting cheaper and more durable. And with a little speed added into the equation, flash storage could very well be here to stay. Read on to find out why flash storage is the new frontier.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Flash storage solutions accelerate your workloads
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mission-critical, I/O-intensive applications drive the requirement for high-performance storage with ultrafast response times. The solution? Flash storage. In this informative white paper, learn about how, with flash solid-state drive (SSD) storage, you can heighten response for highly transactional workloads.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Highly efficient, scalable storage for managing unstructured data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into an enterprise-class distributed file system that provides you with the tools necessary to manage multiple file workloads in an efficient and simple manner.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Thin Deduplication: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage with Thin Technologies for Data Compaction
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover that now, more than ever, efficiency mechanisms like thin provisioning, block-level deduplication, and space reclamation are necessary components of flash-based media and can help ensure high performance storage. Read on to start thin, get thin, and stay thin.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

HP and Intel

Optimize XenDesktop Performance and Scale with Storage Acceleration Software
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to a storage management offering that accelerates reads and writes to storage by virtualizing server flash and RAM, allowing 10x faster VDI performance – even under heavy demands and loads.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

PernixData

How Eliminating SAN from your Oracle Data Warehouse can Increase Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io
CASE STUDY: In this paper, a business intelligence provider for the semiconductor industry eliminated SAN from its Oracle data warehouse to increase their average performance 5 to 10 fold.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io

Navigate the Complex World of All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by SearchSolidStateStorage.com
EBOOK: This handbook looks at how to weigh available options for all-flash arrays. Learn about the types of all-flash arrays in detail. Also, you'll see how to decide whether all-flash arrays or hybrid arrays are right for your needs.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014


Do More with Less: Accelerate Oracle RAC with Fusion-io
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io
WHITE PAPER: This 1 page report provides a head-to-head comparison of rack size, cores, database servers, and more to understand the benefits and downfalls of 3 different storage systems.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io

Podcast: Leveraging Flash storage to accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) environment
sponsored by HGST
PODCAST: In this podcast, learn how to leverage flash storage to accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC).
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Premiered: May 14, 2014

HGST

Oracle RAC 12c Reference Architecture with ION Accelerator
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource describes a small footprint reference architecture that is designed for zero downtime and zero data loss, and slashes processor based license fees by 66% while cutting hardware costs by up to 50%.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io

Webcast: Leveraging Flash storage to accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) environment
sponsored by HGST
WEBCAST: This webcast explains how organizations can implement a new approach to flash storage that can deliver improved performance, efficiency and ROI.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Premiered: May 14, 2014

HGST

How Flash Storage is Empowering Financial Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how flash storage is empowering banks, insurers, and securities firms to become more adaptable to new market conditions faster and more cost-effectively.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

IBM

Flash Adoption: Better Storage Will Improve Business Operations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Since enterprise-ready flash is cost-effective, versatile, efficient, and capable of supporting I/O-intensive and/or latency-sensitive applications, it's no surprise that flash adoption continues to rise. In this white paper, learn how leading IT organizations are implementing flash, and much more.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

The Future of The VDI Market: A Flash Implementation Case Study
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from searchVirtualStorage.com examines how VDI support technologies can now be used to create a seamless ecosystem of storage, servers and endpoints as well as networking, monitoring, security and other essential tools.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage

Best Practices to Optimize Flash Technology
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide examines the solution options available to address these difficulties and explores strategies you can use to make good flash-storage decisions and overcome virtual machine performance issues.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage

Flash Storage: Reliable Access to the Data you Need
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take a minute out of you day to watch this video and see how a flash storage system helped a pediatric research hospital decrease processing times by 1/3 to help ensure researchers have fast, reliable access to their data when they need it most.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 15 Jan 2014

IBM

Microseconds Crush Milliseconds: Flash Storage with MicroLatency
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this brief video, you will learn that with microsecond response, your organization can handle up to 10x the customers with the same quality of service. See how MicroLatency with this flash storage system can help your organization get real-time access to business insights and improve customer experience.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 15 Apr 2014

IBM

Handle Massive Amounts of Data with High-Performing Flash Storage
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take 1 minute out of your day to see how a flash storage system has allowed one organization to accelerate database intensive processing by 3 times and reduce operational costs.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 15 Jan 2014

IBM

Harness Flash Storage to Stay Up to Speed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This concise infographic offers real-life perspectives of the benefits that flash storage has had on companies. Read on to learn why extreme performance, macro efficiency, micro latency, and enterprise reliability are all possible to achieve by deploying one flash storage system.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

IBM

Case Study - M&C Saatchi Australia
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: Determined to solve their storage and recovery problems, one marketing firm needed a solution that provided high performance plus the capacity to work with large graphic files, rich media and videos typical in the ad industry. This brief case study highlights a storage system that increased system performance.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Nimble Storage

How Flash Storage Impacts Us Every Second
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This quick video describes how flash storage is changing the game and impacting users and organizations every second of every day. View now to learn more about one vendor's platform that offers 1 petabye per rack for 22 million IOPS, 38% lower licensing costs, and much more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2013

IBM

CIOs: Transform Tomorrow's Business With Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Smart CIOs today are using flash storage technology to transform their businesses – but why? Find out in this fascinating white paper, which provides a brief history of flash and details recent advances in software that make flash easier to manage and protect.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc.

5 Ways to Modernize Your Data Center in the Face of Exploding Demands
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide details five ways you can modernize your data center in order to keep up with evolving demands.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Flash in a Flash
sponsored by EMC Corporation
VIDEO: Read on to learn why one size does NOT fit all when it comes to flash and how EMC is delivering the solutions you need to fit your flash needs.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Premiered: 30 May 2014

EMC Corporation
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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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