Category: Solid State Drives (SSDs)

SAS, The Best Choice for Deploying Solid State Disks (SSDs) – LSI

Author: Harry Mason, President, SCSI Trade Association Director of Industry Marketing, LSI Corp. SSDs are low-latency storage devices that are finding their way into workstations, servers, and networked storage devices. Many of the uses for these devices are found in system-level caching environments, however recent cost improvements have made SSDs attractive for accelerating applications such… Read more »

The Next Level of Performance in Storage Tiers

Author: Sam Sawyer, Director of Product Marketing Embedded Storage Products Emulex Corporation Introduction One of the hottest topics in storage is the adoption of solid state disks (SSDs) within external storage arrays. Over the last decade, advances in hard disk drive (HDD) capacity have far outpaced the random IOPS capability of HDDs, providing a catalyst… Read more »

The State of Solid State in the Enterprise

Author: Ashish Nadkarni, Principal Consultant GlassHouse Technologies Flash drives, also known as solid state drives, have a promising future in the enterprise space. They promise to overcome literally all limitations of traditional hard drives – power consumption, heat dissipation, mean time between failures, speed and IO/s, etc. The list is long. There is no doubt… Read more »