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SSD Failure

It is Monday evening,  I just finished editing some private files, saved them in the cloud, then played for some time (a space exploration game) and decided to put the laptop on sleep. 309 more words


Newegg is offering the SanDisk 960GB Ultra II SATA 6Gbps SSD for $199.99 shipped. If you pad your order to over $200 (this audio cable… 58 more words


Future Servers to control solid state drives flash memory through software!

Fujitsu laboratories has announced that its researchers have developed a solid state drive in which the flash memory can be controlled by server software. By optimizing data positioning for access from an in-memory database, three times faster performance processing can be achieved than seen in ordinary SSDs. 317 more words


New Technologies in Win 7

Blu-Ray: Windows can write Blu-ray disk without any additional software. However, it can only write data discs. The operating system does not support Blu-ray writing for films. 20 more words


Finally upgrading my 2011 MacBook Pro Hard Drive to an SSD

After so many years, I’m going to upgrade the drive thats in my 2011 MacBook Pro to an SSD.  I’ve been struggling with my 750GB hard drive for a while now even though the computer is only 4 years old but I’ve run into space problems numerous times now.   428 more words

Analyst Blog: The Flash Performance Euphoria is OVER

At Storage Switzerland we have written up more than a few case studies about all-flash arrays. As IT professionals have successfully moved from hard disk based arrays to all-flash arrays, the results are predictable; there is euphoria over the improvement in performance. 575 more words


Is it Time to Kill the Solid-State Arrays Magic Quadrant

Gartner recently released its 2015 Magic Quadrants for General-Purpose Disk Arrays and another one for Solid-State Arrays. Over the next few weeks we will provide our analysis of these two charts, but first we need to discuss why there are two of them in the first place. 597 more words