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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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A Quick Overview of IBM FlashSystem V9000 with IBM Spectrum Virtualize
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: View this quick and insightful infographic to learn about a flash storage system that can help businesses reduce costs, increase functionality, and can even provide deeper integration within VMware environments. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

IBM

Etisalat Fights Fraud with IBM Real-Time Analytics
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: View this video to learn how Etisalat Misr, a leading telecommunications provider, was able to boost customer experience all while maintaining smooth operations with IBM FlashSystem.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 07 Mar 2016

IBM

Enterprise DBAs on Flash: Real Stories
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following series of real stories from IT dives into the DBA nightmare and reveals how flash storage helped these several businesses overcome their various challenges.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

The OLTP DBMS Market Becomes the Operational DBMS Market
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: View this exclusive white paper to learn how flash memory, DRAM, and other technology advances are changing the database management system marketing (DBMS) market. Learn how to readdress the way you handle your infrastructure to keep pace with and capitalize on these new advances.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Critical Capabilities for General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report outlines the 16 best storage arrays and takes a closer look at their features. Read on to learn about the differences between these arrays so that you can make an informed purchasing decision.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Nimble Storage

Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following eBook outlines the key steps to ensure that your organization's journey to an all-flash data center is the most cost-effective and non-disruptive option available. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Nimble Storage

A Practical Guide to Purchasing an All-Flash Array
sponsored by Nimble Storage
EGUIDE: The following exclusive e-guide is intended to help businesses in the market for an all-flash storage system make the right buying decision. View now and learn about technical requirements, deciding on capacity, and much more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Nimble Storage

Hybrid Flash vs. All-Flash Arrays: Does Performance Justify Cost?
sponsored by Nimble Storage
EGUIDE: The following expert e-guide compares and contrasts the costs and performance associated with hybrid flash and all-flash arrays. Access now and learn for yourself if the extra cost of all-flash is justified.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Nimble Storage

Is an All-flash Storage Array Right for You?
sponsored by Nimble Storage
EGUIDE: The following exclusive e-guide will walk readers through the reasons why so many businesses have adopted the all-flash storage model. Access now and learn about the buying process for all-flash solid-state storage arrays. Additionally, you'll learn which applications benefit the most from flash performance improvements.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Nimble Storage

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

SSDs for Big Data – Fast Processing Requires High-Performance Storage
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the influence of high-performing storage systems have on big data applications. Read on and discover why solid-state drives are leading the way for empowered big data initiatives.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Micron Technology

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: Nearly every storage vendor now offers all-flash storage arrays, but how does an IT pro decide which are best suited for their organization and performance demands? Read on to discover the distinguished characteristics of performance-constrained and performance-focused arrays, and decide which method best fits the needs of your data center.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Kaminario

The Path to All-Flash Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: This guide discusses the path from using some flash storage in your enterprise to an all-flash storage infrastructure. First, it helps you decide whether an all-flash array would work well for your current need, and then directs you to consider the ramifications that all-flash would have on your storage infrastructure.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Kaminario

The Growing Need for Read-Heavy, Write-Light SSD Systems Explained
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: In the following resource, learn about read-heavy, write-light SSD storage technology and why it is becoming the go-to choice for many data centers around the world.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Micron Technology

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

The Evolution of Storage: What's Next for Flash
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: The following exclusive article examines the ever-pressing need for businesses to get more performance out of their storage environments and introduces Rack-Scale Flash—a new way forward in cost-effectively removing latency and greatly improving storage agility. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

EMC

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

Case Study: Global Company Simplifies Storage Administration and Flexibility
sponsored by Nimble Storage
CASE STUDY: One global company was rapidly running out of storage capacity, the costs serving storage to business units too was high, and facing serious data center power constraints. In this case study, discover how this organization developed a more flexible IT storage strategy and gained enterprise-level performance with flash-optimized hybrid storage.
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

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

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

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

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
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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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