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Ready for an All-Flash Comeback - Violin Systems Briefing Note

Violin Systems was one of the first storage vendors to bring an all-flash storage system to market. While the company had early success in the market, a combination of fierce competition and poor management decisions lead to the company filing for Chapter 11 protection, Violin is back now, as Violin Systems, with a clean balance sheet and a core group of loyal customers. 936 more words

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Live Webinar: All-Flash For Databases: 5 Reasons Why Current Systems Are Off Target

Database applications like Oracle and MS-SQL make up most of the active data set. Making sure these applications respond almost instantly to user requests is a critical function for IT. 165 more words


IOPS (input/output operations per second)

IOPS (input/output operations per second)

IOPS is frequently referenced by storage vendors to characterize performance in solid-state drives (SSD), hard disk drives (HDD) and storage area network. 576 more words

Throughput of data

Throughput usually means the maximum rate at which the data can be transferred by the system. Now, this is different from bandwidth which basically refers to the raw capability for a network to transfer data through it. 371 more words


Flash Portfolio’s Matter - Seagate Flash Memory Summit Briefing Note

Flash storage is evolving on three vectors. Performance continues to be the key vector. Most data centers buy flash because of its performance attributes; high IOPS and low latency. 569 more words


When Does Your Data Center Need NVMe?

NVMe is a new protocol that most data centers will use within the next several years in addition to SCSI. The path to NVMe will not require an infrastructure overhaul. 1,045 more words