With enterprise SSDs and other technology revolutionizing data storage, file systems face significant strain. What’s to be done?
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Hoping for a thousand-fold enterprise SSD speed gain from 3D XPoint? Think again.
Calculating SSD DWPD is essential. And sure, you can calculate how much data you can write and still be within the vendor’s warranty, …
The enterprise SSD market is growing quickly, but that doesn't mean HDDs are dead.
Network fabrics make NVMe enterprise SSD arrays behave like DAS, resulting in drastic drops in latency.
A new study found that some enterprises are experiencing significant benefits by converting their entire data centers to all-flash arrays.
NAS storage will be around for the foreseeable future, but the market is changing.
Hyperconverged infrastructure offers excellent ROI for some applications, but for others it makes sense to stick with traditional servers …
A new paper on the reliability of flash drives was just released and there are some very, very interesting observations in it.
At EMC World, Dell and EMC executives provided some insight into the future direction of the merged company.
This advice from experts can help organizations make sure they are getting the best HCI for their needs.
Hyperconverged infrastructure is growing quickly, but don't expect them to completely replace traditional SAN and NAS storage anytime soon.
These tips can help organizations integrate AFAs into their storage infrastructure.
To avoid problems when deploying AFAs, enterprises need to select their hardware carefully.
Google provides a glimpse of the hard drives of tomorrow.
The speed of your storage device doesn't always directly correspond to the amount of work it can get done.
It's time to bring hyperconvergence to secondary storage.
Spinning disk media will be around for a while longer, but it looks like their days are numbered.
New manufacturing techniques are making solid state storage arrays the best solution for an increasingly broad array of applications.
These appliances offer deduplication, backup, acceleration and other services for your storage systems.
HDD sales have been declining as flash storage becomes more popular.
There may be some customer angst over suddenly unsupported storage products -- and there might be some quite happy customers.
New form factors, TLC, 3D design, NVMe and WALDIO will help flash keep up with skyrocketing storage demand.
New technologies like shingled magnetic recording, heat assisted magnetic recording, helium drives and heated dot magnetic recording will …
Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) enable a VM to communicate its data management requirements directly to the storage array.