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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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Fidelity Information Services and IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM System Storage Easy Tier
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the benchmark results of a leading server/storage configuration. Obtain detailed information on the unique configuration that was tested as well as the specific architectural components of each.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

ESG Lab Report: Dell Compellent, Breakthrough Savings with Flash Optimized SSD Tiering
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper explores a flash-optimized storage strategy architected for IT organizations to automate the movement and protection of data at the block level by using capacity residing on different tiers of storage media. Find out how this technology allows you to get the most out of the latest innovations in storage media technology.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

SSB puts Reliable Public Transport on the Fast Track with IBM and SAP
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to learn how Stuttgarter StraBenbahnen AG (SSB) was able manage growing quantities of data and provide fast access to vital information, extending its existing storage environment – based on IBM system storage SAN volume Controller – with high-performance IBM flash storage system technology.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

IBM

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Maximizes Profitability
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this case study, you will discover how Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (CCBCC) deployed IBM flash storage systems in order to get the full benefits of its upgraded supply chain forecasting application and to ensure adherence to SLA requirements needed to reduce the time required to complete its nightly batch runs.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Coffee Break: Embracing Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the performance gap between CPUs and hard disk storage over the past 25 years and showcases comprehensive flash storage technology designed to bridge this widening gap by delivering immense performance and economic benefits.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

eBook: 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: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IBM Solution Spotlight Classroom: All-flash
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom provides an in-depth overview of the latest flash developments, with a specific focus on all-flash environments.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 18 Jul 2013

IBM

Solution Brief: Changing the economics of storage with Dell Compellent Flash-optimized solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how the economics of storage have changed with deployment of flash-optimized storage strategies designed to enable IT administrators to target specific applications with optimized high-performance, low-latency storage.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

New economies of storage with the Compellent Flash-optimized solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases an innovative flash-optimized storage strategy that provides performance at the capacity and price of a rotating disk, making flash storage affordable and accessible to a broader segment of the market.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

Coffee Break: Embracing Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the performance gap between CPUs and hard disk storage over the past 25 years and showcases comprehensive flash storage technology designed to bridge this widening gap by delivering immense performance and economic benefits
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

UFC knocks out video production bottlenecks with Flash storage
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how the Ultimate Fighting Championship implemented a non-disruptive flash storage technology within a day to eradicate video production bottlenecks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Flash: The tipping point in systems
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video discusses flash and the new era of computing from IBM. Learn more about how IBM is once again leading the transformation in data processing.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 11 Apr 2013

IBM

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: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

E-Guide: Expert Guide to Evaluating Vendor Flash Strategies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, ESG's founder and senior analyst Steve Duplessie explains why organizations should look beyond performance specifications and carefully consider the vendor's entire flash roadmap before making a purchasing decision.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: Best Practices for Using SSD Technologies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines the types of workloads SSD is best suited for and classifies these systems into two basic categories: enterprise and client. Discover the key features of disk drive, PCIe, and SSD-specific form factors and learn about the five biggest implementation mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Virtualizing Storage: Benefits and Architectural Options
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: View this video to learn how Ricoh Americas Corporation implemented a virtualized storage environment which included IBM's storage system family, enabling seamless migration and more efficient storage management.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Feb 9, 2012

IBM

US Air Force Makes VDI Fly with Astute ViSX Storage Appliances
sponsored by Astute Networks, Inc
CASE STUDY: In this short case study, you will discover how an US Air Force installation, located in the southern US, deployed a flash storage approach in collaboration with Astute technology to ensure users could quickly access mission-critical data with increased performance levels.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Mar 2013

Astute Networks, Inc

Flash Storage For Dummies®, NetApp Special Edition
sponsored by NetApp
EBOOK: This eBook explores the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. From server cache and back-end storage cache to hybrid and all flash arrays, flash technology improves performance and increases reliability in storage infrastructures. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

NetApp

Data Deduplication: Expert FAQ and Market Overview
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the current state of data deduplication, the reasons some organizations are resistant to it, and the upcoming developments you can expect to see. Find out what types of data dedupe are the best and how virtualization fits into the equation.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

EMC's Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper provides an explanation of the logic and value of EMC's entire flash portfolio in terms of its constituent products.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

EMC Corporation

GeoEnergy Experiences a Seismic Shift in Data Processing Throughput with sTec Enterprise SSDs
sponsored by sTec | HGST
CASE STUDY: In this short case study, discover how a specialized seismic processing company, based in Houston, Texas, deployed innovative enterprise SSD solutions for up to ten-times-faster job performance and consistent, reliable project execution.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

sTec | HGST

Embedded SSD Flash Management
sponsored by sTec | HGST
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore NAND flash technology and its inherent problems, and explain how proper flash management algorithms can address these issues and transform NAND flash into a reliable media with a long lifespan.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 03 Jan 2013

sTec | HGST

Technology Assessment: Cold Storage Is Hot Again — Finding the Frost Point
sponsored by SageCloud
WHITE PAPER: This IDC study examines the cold storage landscape – specifically the features, characteristics, and market trends driving the development of these types of solutions.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

SageCloud

Sprint drives 45-times performance improvement
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This white paper delves in to how Sprint-Nextel deployed nine non-disruptive flash storage technologies in order to not only meet customer service satisfaction but exceed all expectations. Find out how this approach improved performance, significantly cut latency, reduced energy consumption, and much more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper documents best practice configurations for integrating flash with a block storage virtualization appliance. It also details the potential performance gains that such systems can provide and information about your options for cache usage and real-time compression.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

IBM
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