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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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Gala Leisure Ltd. Harnesses Cost-effective Storage to Optimize IT Resource Use
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Download this case study to discover how Gala Leisure cut storage support and operational costs in half by employing a low-latency flash appliance, which additionally resulted in a 98% reduction in required floor space, reduced the data center footprint, and offers rapid deployment and execution of critical business apps.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

IBM

Internet Solutions Becomes First Provider in Africa to Offer Performance-Based Storage Tiering
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
CASE STUDY: Discover an all-flash platform that expands as demand dictates without disruption, while eliminating data migrations and cutting the cost of operational overhead in half. Access now to deploy DevOps services and VMs with containers up to 15 times faster than with traditional architectures.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

NetApp SolidFire

The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Tintri

All-flash Storage is Breaking These 5 Storage Rules
sponsored by Tintri
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, improvements in flash cost and performance has led to the development of affordable all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Tintri

6 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for the Healthcare Data Center of the Future
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive environment, healthcare organizations are only as strong as their underlying IT infrastructure. Implementing all-flash storage can enable organizations to meet the requirements of today's burgeoning data growth. Read on to learn six key steps IT teams can take today to build the data center of the future.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

How IT Modernization Can Enable Healthcare’s Continuum of Care Model
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Continuum of Care aims to improve patient outcomes and enhance provider productivity but most legacy systems cannot provide the performance needed. Access now to learn key tech characteristics IT leaders should look for to modernize their data centers and network infrastructures, and support the Continuum of Care.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

Flash Storage Moves Front and Centre in the Enterprise
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is fast replacing hard drive disks (HDD) as the preferred choice for handling large data workloads. In this white paper, learn about the benefits of one flash solution that can transform the traditional IT environment with high-speed data delivery while reducing the costs and risks associated with this change.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

NetApp

All Flash Storage for Dummies
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Traditional storage solutions are no longer able to fulfill the requirements of our always on business environments. In this comprehensive special edition 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: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016

NetApp

IDC Report: Flash-Optimized Storage for Mixed Workload Consolidation
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: With vendors offering a broad portfolio of all-flash and hybrid flash offerings, it can be overwhelming trying to weed through the choices and find the best solution for your needs. In this white paper, learn the top benefits of all-flash arrays as well as important considerations and challenges when implementing flash storage.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

NetApp

All-Flash: The Essential Guide
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: This guide offers a comprehensive survey of the all-flash array market. We look at all-flash products from the big six storage vendors and the startups and specialists. Plus, we give the lowdown on all-flash vs hybrid flash arrays and all-flash vs server-side PCIe SSD.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Data Efficiency, Agility, and Bundled Features in Two Flash Systems Stacked Up
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to dive into four advantages ground up flash array designs have over purpose-built hybrid SSD. In it, you'll compare these architectures based on their ability to perform in-line deduplication, block level compression, and more—and see which proves the better business value.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Tegile

Flash-Centric Architecture Bests Competitors with In-line Data Efficiency & All-inclusive Licensing
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn four ways Tegile IntelliFlash differs from Pure Storage FlashArray//m in meeting the needs of your data center. Learn how to differentiate these offers in their protocol to accelerate any workload, capacity to maximize data center savings, cost-effective replication, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Tegile

Formulate an Enterprise Storage Capacity Plan that Doesn't Bust Your Budget
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn how to formulate a storage capacity plan that won't bust the IT budget; here, you will also find guidance on how to reduce component complexity with the adoption of now-affordable SSDs, all-flash arrays, and storage as a service, so as to accommodate unstructured data growth.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

IBM

Flash Storage Solution Brief
sponsored by Cohesity
WHITE PAPER: Migrating business critical cloud infrastructures and consolidating your secondary storage for all other workloads onto flash can be complex and confusing. Check out this solution brief to read about two vendors that, in a collaborative effort, have created a hybrid flash-hyperconverged platform that simplifies the storage environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Cohesity

Your All-Flash Cloud: Consolidated and Simplified
sponsored by Cohesity
WEBCAST: Whether a datacenter refresh or new build, IT is moving toward flash storage for their business critical cloud infrastructure, and consolidating their secondary storage for all other workloads. In a collaborative effort, two vendors have created a hybrid flash-hyperconverged platform to simplify the storage environment. Tune in to see how it works.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Premiered: Oct 19, 2016

Cohesity

Proven HFA Vendor Nimble Storage Achieving Rapid Success in the AFA Market
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Now offered as hybrid flash array (HFA) and all-flash array (AFA), consumers can now mix and match these platforms to best fit their needs and budgets. In this white paper, learn 4 key considerations that will help leverage HFA and AFA flash types and take a closer look at one of the top flash market leaders.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Nimble Storage

DESY's New Storage Architecture for Data Taking and Analysis in Photon Science
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: DESY, the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, is one of the world's leading particle accelerator research centers with an accelerator requiring a >20GB/sec peak performance. Tune in and learn how flash storage provided the power DESY needs to enable scientists to gain insights in atomic structures of semiconductors, catalysts and more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Premiered: Sep 16, 2016

IBM

6 Uncomfortable Questions To Ask Your All-Flash Vendor
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This eBook is intended to help you see past the smoke and mirrors set up by storage vendors. Ask your vendor these six key, albeit uncomfortable storage questions to quickly get to the bottom of things and gain more control in the storage purchasing process.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Kaminario

My Kind of Flash eBook
sponsored by Kaminario
EBOOK: This eBook will guide you through the consideration phase of choosing a new storage strategy. Take note of six key questions to address when engaging with prospective vendors in order to make sure you are choosing the right option for your data center.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Kaminario

Flash Storage Performance Tips
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: With so much vendor rhetoric to weed through, it's important to understand the difference between real-world flash performance and advertised vanity performance. Thankfully, this guide makes it simple to separate the true stars from the posers. Check out these three easy steps implementing an all-flash solution that will optimize app performance.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Kaminario

Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays: An Analyst Report
sponsored by Pure Storage
ANALYST REPORT: SSAs are more affordable than you think: In this expert report, you will analyze 11 SSAs across six high-impact use cases. Read on to choose an SSA that provides the performance, RAS, multitenancy and security, and scalability you need without breaking IT's budget.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Pure Storage

Implications of Changing Flash Storage Expectations
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
EGUIDE: Capacity used to be the most important factor for SSDs but as SSDs usage shifts from solving specific performance problems to a more general-purpose storage medium, performance expectations have skyrocketed. In this eGuide, learn how changing expectations in the next phases of flash will affect application development.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016

NetApp SolidFire

Is the Hybrid Storage Array Dying?
sponsored by Dell EMC
EGUIDE: Is hybrid storage heading toward extinction? Discover if hybrid storage with HDDs is indeed a dying breed, as well as examine the challenges confronting today's flash data storage simplification. Additionally, learn the top 9 reasons for the increased adoption of object-level storage.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Dell EMC

Utilizing SSD Flash and Object Storage: Should Both Be Used Simultaneously?
sponsored by Dell EMC
EGUIDE: Is it possible to increase object storage performance by as much as 100 times? Now may be the time to deploy SSD flash and object storage together, and in this guide, learn the performance and reliability benefits of utilizing both simultaneously. As a bonus, read on to access seven tips for improving data storage efficiency.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Dell EMC

Giving Your SAN a Boost with Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses improving your network performance by embracing improved storage, particularly flash storage. It will show you how the benefits of an all-flash array cross over into improving business outcomes through better performance.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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