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Computing, Hardware

The best cheap hard drive deals in August 2018

August 1, 2018

Via: Techradar

With the rise in popularity of the best SSDs, many people have started to write hard drives off as a thing in the past. That’s a mistake – the best hard drives offer huge amounts of storage at prices that […]


External hard drive, Hardware

AFA IBM FlashSystem 9100 With PCIe NVMe SSDs and Software

July 16, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

IBM believes that today there is only one kind of successful enterprise – the data-driven multi-cloud organization.[1] We can see the needs of data-driven businesses reflected in some of the most powerful trends currently driving enterprise storage: NVMe, AI, multi-cloud, […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive

A DIY Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD with the TEKQ Rapide and SanDisk Extreme Pro

July 10, 2018

Via: Anandtech

The emergence of NVMe SSDs in the compact M.2 form-factor, coupled with the rising popularity of Thunderbolt 3, has enabled a new class of portable high-performance flash storage devices. External SSDs with a Thunderbolt interface have been around for a […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive, Storage News&Tips

ADATA Enters High-End Enterprise SSD Market With SR2000

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Until now, ADATA’s SSD portfolio has consisted of client-focused SSDs and industrial-grade models based on similar hardware but optionally rated for extreme temperatures, with only the occasional purely server-oriented SSD. ADATA is entering a new market segment with the release […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive, Storage News&Tips

Seagate Announces BarraCuda Consumer SATA SSD

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Seagate has pretty much always been a major player in the storage market, where they’re known primarily for their hard drives. They haven’t been completely absent from the SSD market, but they have focused almost exclusively on the enterprise SSD […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive

The Kingston A1000 NVMe SSD Review: Phison E8 Revisited

July 2, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Kingston’s A1000 is the company’s first foray into the growing entry-level NVMe SSD market, and their second consumer NVMe SSD. The A1000 features Toshiba’s latest 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory and Phison’s second-generation PS5008-E8 NVMe SSD controller. We’ve previously […]


Storage News&Tips

Storbyte Solves Garbage Collection, Write-Cliff, Write Amplification, Over Provisioning Solid-State Storage Problem

June 15, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

Storbyte announced it has solved the solid-state storage ‘write cliff’ problem without the overprovisioning or complex workarounds required by flash array vendors. Write-cliff conditions are all too familiar to flash storage manufacturers, as is the common performance and endurance deficiencies […]


Data Management

Game changer: Goodbye disk, hello superfast in-memory databases

June 29, 2015

Via: Salil Deshpande, Bain Capital Ventures

When it comes to enterprise computing, to paraphrase the title of a popular song, it’s all about the database. Whether you’re a Netflix serving up the latest videos to millions of consumers, a national retailer trying to figure out what’s […]