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ALSO CALLED: Hard Drives, HDD
DEFINITION: In a personal computer, a hard disk drive (HDD) is the mechanism that controls the positioning, reading, and writing of the hard disk, which furnishes the largest amount of data storage for the PC. Although the hard disk drive (often shortened to "hard drive") and the hard disk are not the same thing, they are packaged as a unit and so either term is sometimes used to refer to the whole unit.
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Compact Power: Dell Poweredge R630 Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about a space saving and powerful 1U server. Discover how you can lower cost-per-transaction by 71%.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Lab Evaluation of NetApp Hybrid Array with Flash Pool Technology
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This lab evaluation outlines how Flash Pool performs comapred to solely hard disk storage.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

NetApp

Reducing Total Cost of Ownership with Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how Flash has a lower cost of ownership compared to hard disk storage.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2103

NetApp

Top 10 Myths About Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp and WWT
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for a list of 10 myths about flash storage that need to be put to rest.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

NetApp and WWT

Flash Storage For Dummies, NetApp 2nd Special Edition
sponsored by NetApp
BOOK: This book, Flash Storage for Dummies, teaches you to optimize storage performance,identify workloads well suited for all-flash storage, reduce the footprint of your storage infrastructure, and more!
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

NetApp

Doubling SQL Server IOPS without a new SAN or RAM
sponsored by HGST
PODCAST: This podcast introduces a cache server solution that increases storage I/O performance. Eliminate your I/O bottlenecks with an easy to use system that doesn't break the bank.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2014

HGST

Doubling SQL Server IOPS without a new SAN or RAM
sponsored by HGST
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to find out about a cache solution that increases storage I/O performance. Eliminate your I/O bottlenecks with an easy to use system that doesn't break the bank.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2014

HGST

Reducing Costs and Improving Performance with a Hybrid Flash Approach
sponsored by EMC
MICROSITE: This unique resource examines a hybrid storage strategy that combines the power of unified storage and multi-core optimization to more effectively handle unpredictable data growth.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

EMC

Top five reasons why customers deploy a Flash 1st strategy on EMC VNX storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This resource lists the top five reasons why businesses deploy flash storage.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

EMC

EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for an overview of flash technologies and flash storage strategies.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC

PowerEdge R630: Big Performance in a Small Package
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn of a space saving yet powerful 1U server. Discover how with one server you can boost orders-per-minute performance by up to 10.5 times.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Top 5 Reasons to Retrofit Laptops with Flash Storage
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out how replacing HDDs with SSDs can enable your employees to get more work done in a shorter period of time.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SanDisk Corporation

Faster Oracle Performance with IBM FlashSystem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses methods for identifying I/O performance bottlenecks and improving Oracle database performance using flash storage to accelerate the most resource-intensive data that slows performance across the board.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

5 Critical Considerations for Enterprise Cloud Backup
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for help in choosing the right cloud backup service. Listed are 5 key considerations to keep in mind when assessing providers.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Druva Software

Infographic: How Much Time are you Wasting with HDDs?
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
RESOURCE: This infographic lets you consider how much time you waste with slow computers and all the aspects of life you could enjoy if you implement a much faster SSD.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

SanDisk Corporation

Building a Business Case for Oracle Workload Consolidations on All-Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper builds a business case for Oracle workload consolidations on all-flash storage.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

EMC & Arrow

Infographic: SSD vs. HDDs- How Do they compare?
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
RESOURCE: Access this infographic to see solid state drives compared side by side with hard disks.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

SanDisk Corporation

How IT Can Be a Hero to the Disconnected Road Warrior
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of flash storage solutions that ensure your data is readily available and reliable even in the most challenging of mobile environments.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

SanDisk Corporation

Redbook: Faster DB2 Performance with IBM FlashSystem
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: I/O performance is critical to DB2 operations. How about a system that provides low latency of approximately 25 microseconds write time and 110 microseconds read time? Explore this resource to discover how this system will immediately increase I/O performance, while reducing costs for power, cooling and administration.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

IBM

Answering the Call for Storage Performance in the Telecom Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a large vendor's storage system that allows your "hot" data to be served quickly – satisfying your customers with the best user experience while freeing up your processors for other value-added features to stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Enterprise Storage: Efficient, Virtualized, & Flash Optimized
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, you will discover how IBMs Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise-grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost effective, and optimized. Find out how IBMs family of solutions can help IT organizations be more efficient by doing more with fewer resources.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Flash Ahead
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of keeping mission-critical systems functioning and how to do so.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Guide: VMware Virtual SAN Deployment Best Practices
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide that provides information to assist in the deployment of VMware virtual SAN, and get recommendations on supported configurations, best practices, and additional resources.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell and VMware

Hybrid Approach Rewrites the Rules for Backup Storage
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an innovative hybrid technology that is combining the speed of SSDs with the capacity and economy of HDDs to bring affordable high-performance backup storage within reach of your budget.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

Imation Corp.

Hospital Prescribes Hybrid Flash Array to Speed Storage Performance
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine how one hospital was able to improve storage management and data protection with hybrid flash array. Learn the various benefits the technology was able to provide such as replicating to an all-hard drive version off-site.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Dell and VMware
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