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DEFINITION: Solid-state storage is a nonvolatile, removable storage medium that employs integrated circuits (ICs) rather than magnetic or optical media. It is the equivalent of large-capacity, nonvolatile memory. Examples include flash memory Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices and various proprietary removable packages intended to replace external hard drives. The main advantage of solid-state storage is the fact  … 
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SSDs Deliver the Storage Performance Big Data Demands
sponsored by Micron
RESOURCE: Discover how to realize faster processing speeds, quicker response times, reduced latency, and more with SSDs purpose-built for big data processing to deliver the performance analytics engines demand. Read on to achieve actionable insights using flash-based storage in your enterprise.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Feb 2017

Micron

Meet the Next-generation SSD/Flash Storage Vendors
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper read about Solid State Drive (SSD) vendors who made waves in the market during 2016, as well as the capabilities that SSD and flash storage technologies provide. Access now to discover the density and data reduction capabilities of flash, find predictions about the future of SSD technology and more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Tegile

General Purpose Storage Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Having a strong understand of how vendors are changing their marketing, sales and storage portfolios increase the ability of I&O leaders to optimize storage refreshes and maintain a competitive edge. In this Gartner study, see how 19 general-purpose storage vendors stack up and learn more about their individual strengths and cautions.
Posted: 21 Dec 2016 | Published: 21 Dec 2016

Nimble Storage

Meet the Flash Platform Transforming Customer Expectations of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download this IDC paper to assess the technical, financial, and business implications of implementing an all-flash storage offering that's shaking up the traditionally risky enterprise storage upgrade cycle with a system that is non-disruptive and requires no data migration.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

All-Flash Data Centers for Dummies
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Traditional storage solutions are no longer able to fulfill the rapidly growing expectations of end users in the 24/7 on business environment. In this comprehensive 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: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Flash-Centric Architecture Vendor Matchup
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Flash has been creating disruptive change in the data center and the storage industry. As the flash market matures, it is difficult to know which vendor is going to best suit your business needs. Access this white paper to learn what to look for in a flash-centric storage solution and see two vendors compared.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Tegile

Flash Matchup: Tegile IntelliFlash Bests Nimble Storage Through Architecture Flexibility
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Flash is transforming the data center – 57% of enterprises are already using some degree of flash to speed up multiple apps. With numerous vendors offering all-flash and hybrid arrays, it can be hard to see the subtle difference between products. Download now to differentiate the unique offerings from two vendors: Tegile and Nimble Storage.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Tegile

Unleashing Hadoop Big Data Value with Flash and SSD
sponsored by Micron
RESOURCE: If you're looking to grow your big data ecosystem, you might want to consider migrating away from traditional Hadoop and rack space deployments. Access this resource to find out how flash and SSD technology empowers you with this added speed to unlock the big data capabilities of virtualized Hadoop.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Micron

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

What NVMe Systems Can Offer Your Flash Storage Platform
sponsored by Micron Technology
EGUIDE: NVMe programs are the "new kid on the block" when it comes to transferring data between hosts and target storage devices. Use this expert-guide to learn how new products supporting NVMe are being received, why this system might merit your consideration, and 2 new flash offerings that support NVMe adoption.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Feb 2017

Micron Technology

Flash Storage is Rapidly Becoming The Best Choice for Handling Object Storage
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In this expert-guide, discover why flash is a realistic choice for storing non-mission critical data, as well as some practices to help you prepare your flash array to handle object storage. Inside, learn how SSDs are beginning to outperform HDDs, how to begin storage caching, and 7 ways flash storage is the best option for any size workload.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Learn to Increase Your Data Storage Capacity In Simple, Affordable Ways
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, George Crump, President of Storage Switzerland discusses several strategies for making storage expansion easy and affordable. Inside, discover a plan for implementing flash storage in hyper-converged architecture, a guide for making a storage capacity plan in-line with your budget, and 7 tips to improve data storage efficiency
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Making Smart Decisions on SSD-Based Scale-Out Storage
sponsored by Intel CAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn multiple use cases and environments SSDs work in as well discover a portfolio of SSD that can work in a variety of software-defined environments.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Intel CAS

Dell EMC injects PowerEdge into ScaleIO Nodes
sponsored by Dell EMC
EGUIDE: Before the ink has even dried in the Dell-EMC merger signing, the duo has already injected Dell's PowerEdge servers into numerous EMC flash storage products. Access this eGuide to learn about the features of their new products including ScaleIO software, DSSD D5 Rack-Scale Flash system and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 08 Dec 2016

Dell EMC

Solid State Drives are Changing the Future of NAS Apps
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Access this eGuide to learn how solid state drives (SSD) will affect the future of primary and secondary network attached storage (NAS) applications.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

NetApp-SolidFire Partnership Benefits Both Parties
sponsored by NetApp
EGUIDE: NetApp has been gaining recent momentum in the flash storage market, jumping from 4th to 2nd place, after its recent acquisition of SolidFire. This eGuide dives into the SolidFire integration, how this will benefit customers and the potential roadmap for NetApp's all-flash portfolio.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

NetApp

SF9605 Named a Top Flash Product of the Year
sponsored by NetApp
EGUIDE: SolidFire's quality of service (QoS) has helped it remain above its competitors in its 5 years in the flash storage market. In this eGuide, learn about the features of their new storage node, SF9605, and see why Storage magazine calls it one of the top flash products of the year.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

NetApp

LOB Managers Utilize All-Flash to Drive Decision-Making and Boost Oracle App Performance
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Discover how LOB managers are leveraging all-flash storage to drive better decision-making by boosting the performance, reliability, and development of Oracle apps and analytics. Access this expert guide to see the essentials, as well as 5 key reasons why all-flash on Oracle is essential for app owners.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Improve Database Performance with Flash Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this eGuide, learn how flash storage dramatically improves database performance in 4 key areas: database IOPS, query performance, data reduction and backup.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Key Server-Side Flash Storage Considerations
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: To simplify the solid state storage purchasing process, this eguide provides an overview of a plethora of factors to consider including various form factors, interfaces, capacities as well as advantages and limitations of server-side solid-state storage.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Price Comparison: AFA vs. HDD
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Vendors are claiming that all-flash arrays (AFA) are the same price as hard disk drives (HDD) but is this really true? This eguide delves into the finer details beneath the initial price tag and compares cost in terms of data efficiency and capacity.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 06 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Differences Between SSD Caching and Tiering Technologies
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide takes a closer look at SSD caching, how caching and tiering are alike, and some caching and tiering challenges.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Almost Time for SSD Flash Storage to be Used with Object Storage
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses how SSD could increase object storage performance by as much as 100 times what it delivers today without compromising scalability or durability. Learn how to get more out of your object storage.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

HPE StoreFabric Gen6 32Gb FC Portfolio – Chalk Talk:
sponsored by HPE and Brocade
VIDEO: This video describes an on premise all-flash array that is less than half the cost of a public cloud. The resource goes through the five steps needed to get an all-flash array, the advantages it provides, and the payment methods available.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 28 Nov 2016

HPE and Brocade

A Hybrid Flash Offering From NetApp
sponsored by NetApp
EGUIDE: NetApp has added a hybrid flash offering to their portfolio which offers users the best of both traditional and next-gen technologies without having to compromise like they would with other vendors. Read on to learn more about NetApp's E-series (EF), the hybrid flash offering, and see how it compares to their traditional and next-gen platforms.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

NetApp
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SOLID STATE DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  that it contains no mechanical parts. Everything is done electronically. As a result, data transfer to and from solid-state storage media takes place at a much higher speed than is possible with electromechanical disk drives. The absence of moving parts may translate into longer operating life, provided the devices are reasonably cared for and are not exposed to electrostatic discharge. Solid-state storage media lags behind electromechanical drives in terms of storage capacity. As of this writing, flash memory USB devices can store up to approximately 1 gigabyte (GB), whereas hard drives commonly … 
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