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SSD: The Solid State Dilemma

Jun 12, 2012 |

Solid state storage provides a great many benefits for big data and cloud applications, but the technology has an achilles heel.

Violin Memory Zeros In On Primary Storage Tier with New Flash Offerings

Sep 27, 2011 |

The assault on hard disk storage seems to be building with each new flash memory offering. This week, Violin Memory launched a new solid state memory line aimed to replace primary storage in the datacenter. The Violin 6000 Series flash Memory Arrays is designed as an all-silicon storage solution for data-intensive enterprise applications, and is intended to compete against disk-based solutions in cost, both upfront and operationally.

Texas Memory Systems Pushes SSD Envelope

May 18, 2011 |

Enterprise SSD maker Texas Memory Systems (TMS) has been kicking up some dust lately, announcing record-breaking performance results with its RamSan-630 product and launching its latest PCIe flash offering. Specifically, TMS recently put up some rather impressive numbers in two key benchmarks established by the Storage Performance Council. And then this week, the company introduced its next-generation PCIe flash memory product, the RamSan-70.

Violin Punts Flash-Mem Array with ’10X Performance Advantage’

May 25, 2010 |

Company claims speed and cost advantages over rivals’ flash arrays.

Fusion-io Whips Out Fast Gov-Grade ioDrive

Nov 23, 2009 |

New PCIe flash memory card delivers 800K IOPs.