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Linux 3.9 Clamps Down on Power, Speeds Up with SSDs

Latest Linux kernel debuts new capabilities that will speed up servers and make them more power efficient.


Tags: Linux, SSD, Linux server, Linux 3.9

HDD Shortage May Incentivize More Sophisticated Storage Management

Flooding in Thailand, one of the centers of hard disk drive manufacture, this monsoon season has caused a severe shortage in hard disks. Organizations may take a better look at thin provisioning, tiering, deduplication and solid state drives as a result.


Tags: Intel, SSD, deduplication, dedupe, solid state disk, HDD

FlashSoft Tackles I/O Bottleneck on Server Side

Startup firm's software makes enterprise flash available as a server-tier computing resource.
Tags: Flash, SSD, I/O, I/O Virtualization, Flash Storage

6 Server Trends Storage Admins Can't Ignore

What happens in the server market, typically doesn't stay in the server market and often has a direct impact on storage. Savvy storage admins will be keeping an eye on these six server trends.


Tags: SaaS, SSD, HP, SATA, BladeSystem, Storage Administrator, Server Administrator

10 Server Predictions for '11

10 predictions based on server trends and server hardware evolution. How accurate will they be?
Tags: SSD, server hardware, hypervisor, OS, 2011

Solid State Disk in eX5 servers

This blog posting gives data on the use of SSDs in new IBM eX5 servers
Tags: server, SSD, solid state drive

No more bottlenecks: Accelerating real-time data access in blades the solid state way

NAND Flash-based cards add terabytes of DRAM-like acceleration to blades in a new persistent memory tier with advanced error checking, self-healing and RAID5-like redundancy.
Tags: server, SSD, blade, HP, solid state drive

Database Acceleration via SSD

Instead of heavy wastage of storage resources as a means of providing fast access to storage, this paper covers how to accelerate database access with flash-based SSD.
Tags: server, SSD, solid state drive

SSDs, Coming Soon to a Server Near You

Cover Your Assets: SSDs aren't just for netbooks and notebooks anymore. They're headed to your data center.
Tags: SSD, NAS, Storage

Brace Yourself for the SSD Revolution

Solid state drives are poised to sweep away a large percentage of conventional hard drives in servers and enterprise storage devices.
Tags: SSD, disk drives, Storage

SSDs, The Pros and Cons

Solid state drives show much promise but their drawbacks may limit widespread adoption any time soon.
Tags: Intel, SSD, HP, Storage