Tag: flash storage
As flash adoption continues to rise, more refined best practices are emerging to show where, on a case-by-case basis, flash can have the most impact and deliver the highest returns. Depending on a workload’s characteristics, flash can be selectively applied in different storage tiers as a cost-effective means of boosting the performance of critical applications. Read more…
Nimbus Data Systems has unveiled its second-generations flash storage system, promising three times the performance and expanded networking options The new S-Class systems will be offered at the same $10,000/TB price as the first-generation product, which was introduced last April. Since then the company has sold dozens of systems, including a 100 TB deployment at eBay.
Exascale computing is not just about FLOPS. It will also require a new breed of external storage capable of feeding these exaflop beasts. Panasas co-founder and chief technology officer Garth Gibson has some ideas on how this can be accomplished and we asked him to expound on the topic in some detail.
In 2009, a number of early adopters in HPC got behind flash storage.
Solid state storage gets its second wind.
Flash-based solid-state memory quickly is becoming part of the enterprise’s storage arsenal, and for good reason.