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SSD Lifespan: How Long Will Your SSD Work?

SSD Lifespan: How Long Will Your SSD Work?

SSD vendors rate drive reliability on three factors: age of the drive, total terabytes written over time (TBW), and drive writes per day (DWPD). Of the three, only the age of the drive is a precise measurement.

Amazon DynamoDB: Product Overview and Insight

Amazon DynamoDB: Product Overview and Insight

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, multi-region database with built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching for Internet applications.

MongoDB Atlas: Product Overview and Insight

MongoDB Atlas: Product Overview and Insight

MongoDB Atlas is a fully managed, global cloud database that runs on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, with built in operational and security practices.

Cloudera Altus Data Warehouse: Product Overview and Insight

Cloudera Altus Data Warehouse: Product Overview and Insight

Cloudera Altus Data Warehouse (DW) is a data warehouse as-a-service, built with a hybrid, cloud-native architecture that offers analytics, governance, and high performance.

Alibaba ApsaraDB: Product Overview and Insight

Alibaba ApsaraDB: Product Overview and Insight

Alibaba ApsaraDB provides operation and maintenance of mainstream open source and commercial databases and includes disaster recovery, backup, restoration, monitoring, and migration capabilities.

Oracle Autonomous Database: Product Overview and Insight

Oracle Autonomous Database: Product Overview and Insight

Oracle Autonomous Database is a database cloud service that can automatically manage, tune, and patch itself, and it enables users to run all their Oracle databases in the cloud with high levels of availability.

Azure SQL Database: Product Overview and Insight

Azure SQL Database: Product Overview and Insight

Azure SQL Database is a relational DBaaS using the Microsoft SQL Server Engine. It can be used to build data-driven applications and websites in any programming language.

Google Cloud Spanner: Product Overview and Insight

Google Cloud Spanner: Product Overview and Insight

Google Cloud Spanner is an enterprise-grade, globally distributed database service built for the cloud that combines the benefits of relational database structure with non-relational horizontal scale.

Guide to Flash Storage Memory

Guide to Flash Storage Memory

Learn why flash storage memory and solid state drives are revolutionizing today's IT infrastructure, as these ultra-fast units support high-end applications and high-performance storage tiers.

PCIe SSD: Enhanced Speed

PCIe SSD: Enhanced Speed

A PCIe SSD is a solid state drive (SSD) that connects to a computer system using a PCIe interface. PCIe stands for  Peripheral Component Interconnect Express, which is also known as PCI Express or PCI-E.

eMMC Flash Storage: Small, Fast and Cheap

eMMC Flash Storage: Small, Fast and Cheap

The Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC) is an internal storage card whose ttiny size and low price make it a popular choice for data storage in portable devices like smartphones, tablets, cameras, and laptops.

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which Congress passed in 1996 to secure protected health information (PHI).

On-Premise vs. Cloud Storage

On-Premise vs. Cloud Storage

Despite the maturity of cloud storage, enterprise IT departments continue to weigh the risks and benefits of on premise vs cloud storage, particularly when it comes to the organization's most critical data.

9 Best SSD Health Check Tools: Monitoring SSD Health and Performance

9 Best SSD Health Check Tools: Monitoring SSD Health and Performance

SSD monitoring and optimization tools enable you to predict and minimize performance slowdown and potential crashes. We look at today's top SSD tools.

Top 10 Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Providers

Top 10 Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Providers

The disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) market covers a wide range of approaches, platforms, and capabilities. Choosing the best DRaaS requires weighing many variables.

C&W Business: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

C&W Business: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

C&W Business has a focus on medium-complexity sites, which often include Oracle DB, IBM I, AIX, x86, and fully managed services, although self-service is an option.

Guide to Disaster Recovery as Service (DRaaS)

Guide to Disaster Recovery as Service (DRaaS)

Disaster Recovery as a Service provides a cost-efficient and relatively easy-to -manage option for businesses that need a near-instant failover capability.

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery is one of the top offerings in DRaaS. For any company already on Azure, it’s clearly a good choice.

Sungard Availability Services: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

Sungard Availability Services: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

Sungard Availability Services DRaaS solutions begin with data protection, and extends to recovery of an environment or compute infrastructure.

CloudHPT: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

CloudHPT: DRaaS Product Overview and Analysis

A strong niche DRaaS vendor, CloudHPT serves customers in the Middle East with x86 DR needs that wish to use the cloud for recovery.

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IDC's Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Becoming a Critical Source of Vendor Differentiation for Public Sector Storage Customers

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Why Discovery Is Critical to Multi-Cloud Success

Organizations adopting cloud can use multi-cloud environments — multiple p ...