Results tagged "SSDs"
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April 30, 2013 12:10 PMI picked up on two important trends at SNW 2013, including the role that IT can play as an internal broker for public cloud services, and the reasons enterprises are moving cautiously on emerging technology.
July 11, 2012 01:12 PMStorage array makers Overland and Drobo provide enterprise performance and features for entry-level prices.
June 21, 2012 12:16 PMAs solid-state storage becomes the dominant storage media, vendors are finding their processors are running short on compute power. Scale-out architectures are the answer. Learn why.
May 07, 2012 09:08 AMRather than a cosmetic makeover, new midrange array architectures are challenging the dominance of the old two-controller models, with scale-out systems, hybrid systems that move RAID to the drive shelves and shared cache systems.
April 20, 2012 09:00 AMNext week I’m off to sunny San Jose for the first Solid State Symposium and Storage Field Day. While Storage Field Day follows the general blogger’s tech-day format, the Solid State Symposium is a public event on Wednesday, when we’ll try to wrangle the future of solid state storage out of the sponsoring vendors and industry luminaries.
April 11, 2012 09:00 AMIn part two of our examination of the state of enterprise SSDs/flash storage, we look at the implications for vendors, a mix of new and existing companies seeking to capitalize on a large and growing opportunity.
February 28, 2012 09:00 AMIt was just last year that many of us in the storage chattering class were talking about how the market for mainline storage systems had consolidated after 3Par and Compellent were swallowed up by HP and Dell, respectively, leaving the market with just one or two smaller vendors to keep the big boys honest. That discussion failed to recognize that solid state storage had made the transition to the mainstream, and that there was a new wave of startups building storage systems optimized for flash.
November 03, 2011 08:26 AMEver since Uncle Al Shugart presented the world with the ST-506, we could count on the fact that tomorrow's disk drives would be cheaper, on a dollar-per-gigabyte basis, than the ones we can buy today. I've regularly advised clients to plan to buy disk capacity later, as it will be cheaper and the disk drives will probably hold more. However, for at least the next few months, we're going to be facing a shortage of disk drives, and prices are already headed upward.
November 01, 2011 09:12 AMIt should come as no surprise to even the most casual observer that data deduplication and SSDs have been the most significant technologies in storage during the past few years. Until recently, however, they have been applied to very different problems. The solid state storage story has been about performance, but data deduplication, while it has begun to sneak into primary storage, was about efficiency and was mostly relegated to secondary storage systems.
June 12, 2009 06:38 PMRepackaging SSD technology so that it is a flexible storage alternative for any hardware platform is an approach that more vendors are likely to adopt.
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