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DEFINITION: A thin-film disk is a hard disk storage medium with a very thin coating of a metallic alloy or glass instead of the usual carbon-based material found on other types of hard disks. The thin film lets the read/write head get closer to the surface, allowing more data to be stored in a given space.Thin-film technology is another approach to packing more bits of data onto a disk. As the number of data  … 
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Hard Disk, Hybrid Storage Systems to Keep Tabs On
sponsored by Coho Data
EGUIDE: In this exclusive e-guide, learn about the top products of the year for hard disk/hybrid storage systems, including Coho Data DataStream 1000h.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Coho Data

High-Capacity Digital Surveillance Storage: The Economies of Scale
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how purpose-built surveillance drives can optimize SDVR management by storing enormous quantities of video data at remarkably low cost per GB. Read on to learn how these purpose-built drives can accommodate the unique image quality and extended archival needs of modern security environments.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

Video Surveillance Storage: How Much Is Enough?
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how purpose-built surveillance drives can optimize SDVR management by storing enormous quantities of video data at remarkably low cost per GB.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

Refresh Data Center With Hybrid Storage Technology
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how using a hybrid SSD/HDD approach can dramatically increase the throughput and IOPS compared to traditional disk only, without going over budget.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

HP 3PAR Flash Advisor Toolset: Measure the Benefits of Adding Flash
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a flash-optimized storage architecture that makes innovative use of flash-based storage technologies and provides storage managers a choice between all-flash arrays and solid-state disks tiered with spinning media.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

BlueStar Optimises Its DVR Surveillance Capability
sponsored by Seagate Technology
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how the Beijing-based surveillance company BlueStar found a hard drive from a single manufacturer that provides reliable and consistent performance for its SDVRs against the harsh requirements of the SDVR environment.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

March Networks' Applications Deliver Reliable Video Storage 24/7 for Mobile
sponsored by Seagate Technology
CASE STUDY: This case study explains why March Networks, a worldwide provider of robust video storage for surveillance systems for high-profile banks, retailers, transportation managers and more, chose Seagate HDDs as the drives that support their fixed recording and mobile solution offerings.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

Seagate Technology

Enterprise SAS SSDs - Bring the power of flash to your data center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how solid-state drives offer an efficient way to replace traditional hard disk drives. Find out how two organizations are teaming up to offer a variety of enterprise flash storage and server solutions tuned to specific application workloads.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

ShortTake #10: HP 3PAR StoreServ All Flash gets dedupe
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: enterprise scale.In this video, industry insiders discuss a new thin deduplication software offering that enables the acquisition of flash at or below the cost of popular hard disk drives.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

The Benefits and Challenges of Hybrid Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
VIDEO: Storage needs more than just high performance – an optimized storage system is key. This webcast featuring industry experts Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst at Storage Switzerland, and Chhandomay Mandal, Senior Storage Solutions Architect Manager at Dell, details Hybrid Flash-Optimized storage solutions.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 06 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc.

Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.2 Compared to Terracotta BigMemory Max 4.1
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to compare two data caching solutions that use memory-based storage.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Lab Evaluation: Hybrid Array Performance Test
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

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 to Deploy a Flash Strategy
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

Big Data and the 3 "V's": What To Consider When Scaling Your Big Data
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: Find out how Hadoop can be used to accommodate the scaling needs of big data.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Rackspace

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 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

New Flash Technology: Data Placement Automated Based on Hot Data
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: NetApp recently launched the FAS2220, a new entry-level storage system, and Flash Pools, a caching method for RAID groups which combine solid-state drives and hard drives. Check out this expert tip guide to learn the details and the projected competitors of this product.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

SearchStorage.com

A Hybrid Storage Pitch in an All-Flash Landscape
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: With Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture as a key differentiator for this vendor's storage systems, read on to discover what else sets them apart from incumbent vendors that offer midrange and entry-level storage systems.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Nimble Storage

Tackling Fast-Moving Big Data Problems with an SSD Architecture
sponsored by Micron Technology
CASE STUDY: This white paper highlights a case study of an advertising technology organization that kept hitting performance bottlenecks with their hard disk drives (HDDs) and needed a cost-effective solution that required extremely low latency and high throughput.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Micron Technology

Choosing SSD Technology and Deployment Options
sponsored by CDW and IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide touches on the 3 main options to deploy SSDs, and compares these SSDs to traditional mechanical hard disk drives (HDDs).
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

CDW and IBM

Mixed All-Flash Array Delivers Safer High Performance
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Access this lab report to uncover the key features of Dell Compellent which separates it from similar technologies, implementation recommendations and much more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2013

Dell India

How to Choose the Best Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper carefully analyzes the costs of several different flash solutions. In order to help you choose the best platform to address your unique storage challenges and performance needs.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

NetApp
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HARD DISKS DEFINITION (continued): … A thin-film disk is a hard disk storage medium with a very thin coating of a metallic alloy or glass instead of the usual carbon-based material found on other types of hard disks. The thin film lets the read/write head get closer to the surface, allowing more data to be stored in a given space.Thin-film technology is another approach to packing more bits of data onto a disk. As the number of data bits on a disk increase, the disk drive's head must become more sensitive, getting closer to the disk to read or write the bits. Researchers are experimenting with thin films of various materials in order to help protect the disk from the head and to help the disk have a longer life.
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