IBM to Invest $1 Billion in Flash Storage R&D
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 12, 2013
Big Blue also announced its new FlashSystem appliances.
Tags: Flash, IBM, SSD, Solid-State Drives, Storage, FlashSystem
Rackspace Launches Cloud Block Storage
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 23, 2012
The new storage service is based on OpenStack.
Tags: open source, SSD, Cloud Storage, Rackspace, OpenStack
Most Firms Have No Big Data Plans, Survey Finds
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 31, 2012
Enterprises do have plans to purchase SSDs.
Tags: Hadoop, SSD, survey, big data
SSD Revenue Doubles in 2011 over 2010
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 13, 2012
Analysts expect another banner year for solid state drives in 2012.
Tags: SSD, Storage
Why SSDs Are (Far) Better Than Mechanical Disks
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published March 02, 2011
Solid state drives aren't cheap, yet they offer clear advantages to tradtional spinning hard drives.
Tags: data storage, SSD, hard drive, SSD Performance
Cache Management: Beware the Dangers
By Henry Newman | Article Published October 06, 2010
In certain scenarios, if your data does not fit in cache, cache will not be of much assistance. It might in fact work against your data storage efforts.
Tags: Flash, cache, SSD, disk drives, solid state disk
Has Flash Drive Density Seen Its Peak?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2010
No, solid state drives will not replace spinning disks, partially because flash drive density is likely to stop growing.
Tags: data storage, data storage management, SSD, flash drives, SSD RAID Array
SSD Debate: Cost Wins Over Performance
By Brian Fonseca | Article Published September 13, 2010
Despite clear performance benefits of Flash drives over spinning disks, the costs still scare away plenty of businesses.
Tags: data storage, data storage management, SSD, solid state drive, flash drives
Solid State Drives vs. Spinning Disks
By Henry Newman | Article Published August 02, 2010
Solid state drives will never replace spinning disks, despite a huge tide of opinion to the contrary.
Tags: data storage, server, SSD, Solid State Storage, solid state drives
Intel Previews Where Tech is Headed
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 01, 2010
From a Segway-mounted robot to sensors that eliminate the need for a router, Intel plans be inside more than PCs.
Tags: networking, Intel, research, SSD, Network Equipment
Will Solid State Kill Hard Drives?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published March 03, 2010
It's reasonable to consider that flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) might take over from conventional hard disk drives (HDDs). However, currently SSDs are far more expensive per gigabyte than HDDs.
Tags: data storage, SAN services, SSD, SAN, hard drives
Deploying Enterprise Apps on Solid State Drives
By Henry Newman | Article Published February 01, 2010
Solid-state drives have a number of downsides compared to traditional disk storage, with the biggest by far being cost.
Tags: SSD, enterprise storage, solid-state, Solid-State Drives, Storage