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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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2016 State of Storage in Virtualization
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: In the following exclusive white paper, uncover the data center and storage virtualization trends taking place in 2016. View now and see how flash storage is playing a major part in influencing how virtualization evolves and discover how you must prepare your businesses for changes to come.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Tegile

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide All-Flash Array
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC MarketScape briefly examines several emerging leaders in the AFA market and hones in one vendor in particular. Read on to uncover the strengths, challenges, and buying guidance regarding this particular vendor, and discover why they have become an influential force in the AFA market.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Flash Storage Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of the following exclusive guide is to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting all-flash storage for enterprise class environments.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

All-Flash Storage Arrays: The Clash of Performance vs. Function
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: Discover the distinguished characteristics of the 2 types of all-flash arrays - performance-focused vs. feature-oriented - and decide which method best fits the needs of your data center, specific applications, and scale-out needs.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Kaminario

The Path to All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: In this eGuide, learn the differences between these 3 types of storage solutions and the progression of all-flash array. Access now to discover the best storage solution for your enterprise and the possible ramifications all-flash could have on your storage infrastructure.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Kaminario

All-Flash Storage Options, Benefits, and Trends
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide for an expert examination of flash for individual servers, solutions that aggregate flash across servers, and flash for shared storage systems. Discover what these options can do for you.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

New vs. Necessary: Taking the "Flash" out of All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: Sometimes, the latest and greatest just isn't. Access this e-guide to determine if the bare necessities are all you need when it comes to all-flash storage arrays.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Kaminario

Flash Arrays Satisfy Both Storage Pro and DBA Needs
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE: This resource outlines how all-flash arrays can help both storage admins and DBAs achieve their storage goals. Read on to learn about the features of one of the top all-flash arrays and learn how it can solve issues like slow LUN provisioning, storage complexity, shrinking capacity, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

NetApp + Veeam: Best practices and guidelines
sponsored by Veeam Software
WEBCAST: This webcast outline how to achieve enterprise-level, near-continuous data protection for applications in virtual environments. Tune in to learn more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Feb 10, 2016

Veeam Software

Comparing Storage Options for Virtualized and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Thankfully, new storage strategies have emerged that are designed to handle the demands of virtual environments. In this white paper, two of these storage strategies are compared side-by-side. Read it now to determine which option is right for you.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tintri

How DBAs Can Tackle The Massive Data Growth Without Compromising Database Performance
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE: 82% of enterprises expect the number of databases to increase over the next 12 months. Discover how DBAs in the industry are tackling massive data growth, and what their most important goals are. Learn about how you can increase database performance, lower costs, and eliminate downtime to give your users the best experience possible.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

Pure Storage

Is an All-flash Storage Array Right for You?
sponsored by Nimble Storage
EGUIDE: In the following eGuide, brush up on the current trends in this market and the buying process for all-flash solid-state storage arrays. In addition, access now to find out which of your applications will benefit the most from flash performance improvements.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Nimble Storage

Commodity Storage vs. All-Flash: Are You Sacrificing Performance?
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Every day we hear about the price savings of commodity storage, but do the lower costs truly outweigh the need for greater performance? Find out in this e-guide from our experts at searchSolidStateStorage.com.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

The Total Economic Impact of Pure Storage FlashArray FA-400 Series Storage Solutions
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper is designed to help businesses better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in Pure Storage FlashArray FA-400 Series Storage Solutions. View now and see for yourself if this all-flash array is right for your environment.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Five Considerations For Adopting Enterprise Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you're in the market for or are simply considering flash storage for your business, this white paper will provide you with five things to consider when weighing your flash options.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Major Industrial Group in China watches Data Speed Take Off
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: The following case study examines how Daqo Group was able to improve the performance of their business-critical information systems and reduce overall costs by deploying an all-flash array. View now and see how you can benefit off the same technology.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

All-Flash, Hybrid or Both: Making Sense of the Storage Journey
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: No matter which direction you take, it's clear that the all-flash journey is difficult at best. In this e-guide, experts discuss the technical components of past and present flash storage technologies. Access now and uncover deployment tips.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Pure Storage

Four Tips to Maximize the Lifespan of Your Memory Storage
sponsored by Micron Technology
EGUIDE: This expert eGuide outlines four tips to get the most out of your storage memory lifespan. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Flash Performance at a Fraction of the Cost
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: This brief resource uncovers a hybrid storage solution with real-time tiering that provides the performance of flash at the cost of disk. Access now for a risk-free trial where you can benefit from low TCO, improved data center utilization, reduced power and cooling costs, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Quantum Corporation

Case Study: Global Company Simplifies Storage Administration and Flexibility
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: In this case study, find out how Staples made their storage solution easy and efficient once again with flash-optimized hybrid storage. Read on to discover benefits including 30x reduction in datacenter footprint and a 9x storage cost reduction without impacting performance.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Nimble Storage

Flash Storage Market Remains a Tsunami
sponsored by Micron Technology
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines what's ahead for flash storage, and what storage pros at other companies expect from flash in the coming years. Additionally, learn about how storage tiering can impact the use of flash.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Tiering vs Caching In Flash Based Storage Systems
sponsored by Micron Technology
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the benefits of tiering vs. caching in flash storage systems. Read on to gain a greater understanding of both technologies and when it's best to use each one.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

SSD Form Factors for Server-Side Flash
sponsored by Micron Technology
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide outlines different ways that server-side flash can be implemented. Read on to learn about the different methods and see which is right for you.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

Considerations and Expectations when Moving to All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In the following expert e-guide, learn about the considerations you must look over before taking on an all-flash initiative. Inside, uncover what you can expect from moving to all-flash, how you must address your storage infrastructure, the implications of hybrid models, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Has Your Storage Initiative Become more of a Landfill?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In the following expert e-guide, learn how businesses are transitioning away from the data-landfill model into a truly data-aware system which allows for the complete realization of data value.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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