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The Dirty Secret about SSDs

July 17, 2019

I recently ran across a staggering statistic from McAfee. The average enterprise environment is running 1,427 unique cloud services! Now, it stands to reason that each of those workloads has different demands on compute and storage. Workloads must vary somewhat,...

Common Sense about Commodity SSDs

November 8, 2018

When we call something a “commodity,” we all know what that means: it’s cheap. Widely available. Possibly even disposable. Storage hardware vendors have long considered SSDs a commodity, and with good reason. Falling prices have allowed arrays to be over...