SSDs are finding acceptance, regardless of their packaging or host interfacing approach. A few key vertical markets or applications are experiencing not only the promise of IO performance improvement but they are also seeing tangible benefits in lowering the power envelop compared to HDD and consolidation of infrastructure
Nimbus Data Systems has unveiled its new high-density enterprise flash memory system, delivering 10 terabytes of solid state capacity per 2U shelf. The S1000 can scale up to 250 TB per system and is being priced to challenge spinning disk appliances head on. For HPC and other enterprise users looking to turbo-charge performance of terascale-sized data sets, Nimbus offers a compelling case for making the switch to flash technology.
Next-generation TSUBAME super will feature GPUs and SSDs.
Solid-state devices based on Flash and PCIe are emerging as a new class of enterprise storage option — Tier-0. Tier-0 is an optimized storage tier specifically for high performance workloads, which can benefit the most from using flash memory.
Company claims speed and cost advantages over rivals’ flash arrays.
ParAccel teams up with Fusion-io.
Where no NAND has gone before.
What comes after NAND flash memory?
Move over solid state drives. NOR flash memory is poised to take on its NAND flash counterpart in the server arena. Spansion, a flash memory company, has debuted its NOR-based EcoRAM memory with the help of two OEM partners: Virident Systems and Appro.
Analytics apps, storage tiering, hybrid computing, cross-platform virtualization, and green IT will shape server market.