Premium Content

Access "Emerging all-SSD arrays deliver performance boost to data centers"

Phil Goodwin Published: 03 Jun 2013

All-SSD Arrays Part 1: Using all-SSD arrays to turbocharge your data center Part 2: Emerging all-SSD arrays deliver performance boost to data centers In today's data center, storage technology can easily lag behind other, faster systems. A 35% storage utilization rate -- as measured by the storage consumed, not allocated -- isn't uncommon. IT managers faced with that number will likely conclude that they have a problem with underutilized capacity. And they're right. On a multimillion dollar array, this can be a million-dollar problem. Should these organizations simply pack more data into the space available? Maybe not. The root cause of this capacity inefficiency may be performance. In the last 10 years, while compute power and network speeds have shot up, hard disk drive (HDD) technology has lagged behind.  With the advent of the solid-state drive (SSD), performance in the storage arena has gotten a significant boost to reduce the bottleneck when you add an all-SSD array to an HDD array (Table 1). The all-SSD array marketplace Table 1 The all-SSD array ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Cloud data encounters global challenges
    MI_0714.png
    E-Zine

    Cloud services and data could be located anywhere -- and that's a scary proposition for many enterprises, especially after ongoing revelations of ...

  • Hold on loosely: Data center outsourcing in the modern age
    datacenter_outsourcing.png
    E-Handbook

    Wholesale colocation solutions often provide organizations with a number of financial and logistical benefits. But data center outsourcing, though a ...

  • To converge or not: Drama-free infrastructure solutions for IT
    drama-free_infrastructure.png
    E-Handbook

    Some IT pros look at mainframes as converged infrastructure. Some see the flexibility and scalability of server farms, or outsourcing to MSPs and ...