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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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Why Flash Outperforms HDDs for any Application
sponsored by Kaminario
EGUIDE: When you compare flash to HDDs, the results are fairly conclusive: Flash outperformance HDDS in virtually every workload application. But why is that? Find out in this exclusive guide from our experts at searchSolidStateStorage.com.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

Kaminario

The Ultimate Storage for Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by Pure Storage
DATA SHEET: This quick and easy-to-read data sheet will provide readers with the insight needed to get the most from their Citrix XenDesktop deployments. Inside, learn why legacy storage causes such disarray with successful XenDesktop deployments and see why all-flash is actually one of the most cost-effective ways to go.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Building the All Flash Datacenter with Kaminario
sponsored by Kaminario
VIDEO: In the following webinar, learn about a storage vendor that specializes in delivering some of the best all-flash systems out in the IT market. View now and get an overview of the company and learn what distinguishes its flash systems from the competition.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 08 Mar 2016

Kaminario

Cobb EMC Makes the Transition to All Flash for Primary Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
CASE STUDY: This IDC Buyer Case Study reviews how Cobb Electric Membership Corporation addressed evolving IT infrastructure requirements with flash storage technology to improve performance.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Kaminario

All-Flash Storage Strategies for Getting From Now to Next
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can implement all-flash storage to meet the rising user expectations for enterprise apps. Uncover how this storage technology can ensure you don't have to make tradeoffs between scalability, performance, and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Kaminario

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

Business Impact of Rapid Application Response Time
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the perception that flash storage costs are higher than the perceived benefit and will debunk that theory with actual costs, systems considerations, and more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 03 Mar 2016

Tegile

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: Achieving all-flash is like climbing a mountain – it requires planning, organization and hard work but the journey doesn't have to be painful. Access this eBook to learn concrete steps that will help you reach your goal of all flash in a cost-effective and non-disruptive way.
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: 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

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

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

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®

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: Discover in this expert guide how to embrace an all-flash storage infrastructure—and gain an exclusive look at the progression of all-flash arrays. Access now to move your OLTP database, VDI, and Web server workloads to all-flash in order to dramatically improve end-user experience.
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

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 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

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
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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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