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Briefing Note: OCZ’s new Enterprise-class SSDs deliver on advantages of NVMe

SSDs are about to get a lot faster, thanks to NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) the new industry standard interface for solid-state storage products. It was developed to replace SAS/SATA and fully exploit the advantages of non-volatile memory technologies like NAND flash. 686 more words

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Storage News and Insight for the week of 3-28 - Podcast

George Crump and Eric Slack join me on this week’s News and Insights podcast from Storage Switzerland.

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Briefing Note: OCZ Intrepid 3700 - 2TB Enterprise SSD priced for Hyper-scale Data Centers

Last November OCZ introduced a new type of high-capacity SSD, the Saber 1000, designed to provide enterprise-like performance and reliability for hyper-scale data centers, at a price point closer to consumer SSDs. 413 more words

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SlideShare - Hyper-scale Nightmare -The Potential Consequences of using Consumer-grade Flash in the Data Center

Hyper-scale data centers (and many enterprises as well) face relentless pressure to contain costs. One way to lower those costs is to use consumer-grade solid-state drives in their scale-out server architectures, instead of the enterprise-class SSDs that are routinely used in these environments. 167 more words

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Enterprise- vs Consumer-grade Flash in the Datacenter: How to Choose

Using consumer-grade flash drives in datacenter environments is a common practice for saving money. So it wasn’t a big surprise that two-thirds of attendees on a recent StorageSwiss webinar reported that they currently use both enterprise and consumer SSDs in their datacenters. 503 more words

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Hyper-scale Nightmare: Using Consumer SSD in the Data Center – Podcast

One way admins of hyperscale data centers try to reduce costs is to use consumer-grade solid state drives in their scale-out server architectures, instead of the enterprise-class SSDs that are routinely used in these environments. 77 more words

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The cost of using low-cost Hardware in Hyper-scale Data Centers

Every IT organization strives to economize, but in the high-density, rack-mounted world of hyper-scale data centers, the pressure to reduce operating costs can be especially severe. 599 more words

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