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Flash Dancing: Live from the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara

Aug 19, 2010 |

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 Goes After HPC Market with Disk-Priced Flash Array

Jul 20, 2010 |

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.

Japanese Supercomputer Claims to Be High-performance, Low-cost, Greenest

Jun 21, 2010 |

Next-generation TSUBAME super will feature GPUs and SSDs.

Back to the Future: Solid-State Storage in Cloud Computing

May 28, 2010 |

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.

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

May 25, 2010 |

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

Fusing Flash Cache and Analytics

Feb 17, 2010 |

ParAccel teams up with Fusion-io.

Geeking Out on SSD Hardware Developments

Feb 10, 2010 |

Where no NAND has gone before.

Will 2010 See SSD Technology Topping Out?

Feb 2, 2010 |

What comes after NAND flash memory?

Spansion Brings NOR Flash to HPC

Jan 22, 2010 |

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.

Top 8 Enterprise Server Predictions for 2010

Jan 13, 2010 |

Analytics apps, storage tiering, hybrid computing, cross-platform virtualization, and green IT will shape server market.