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Kingston DC400 Enterprise SSD Review (800GB/960GB)

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Enterprise-class SATA SSDs are offered by nearly all the big name SSD manufacturers in the market. We have had quite a few pass through here from SanDisk, Samsung, Micron, and Toshiba recently, but it has been over three years since we last fully examined an enterprise-class Kingston SSD…key word here, fully, as we just released a simple enthusiast report of …

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Western Digital Announces HGST Ultrastar SS300 – Their Highest-Performing SAS SSD to Date

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Western Digital is announcing the HGST-branded Ultrastar SS300 SAS SSD, which is their highest-performing SAS SSD to date.  The Ultrastar SS300 has been developed in conjunction with Intel, providing best-in-class random performance, with random read speeds of up to 400,000 IOPS and random write speeds of up to 200,000 IOPS. The SS300 represents the latest addition to the popular Ultrastar …

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Micron Announces New Petabyte-Scale Data Center NVMe All-Flash Storage Solution – Accelerated Speed, Performance and Value

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Micron is joining forces with Red Hat and Supermicro to offer a new all-flash Ceph storage reference architecture that accelerates the speed and performance of network unified storage.  This new architecture combines the scalability of Red Hat Ceph Storage, the rack-space efficiency provided by Supermicro’s 1U Ultra SuperServer and the performance and endurance of Micron’s 9100 MAX NVMe flash PCIe …

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Micron SolidScale Platform Unlocks Capacity & Performance of NVMe Storage: 11 Million IOPS in 6U

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Micron is announcing their new SolidScale architecture, an integrated storage platform that enables breakthrough low-latency and high performance access to storage and computing. SolidScale allows users to deploy both next-generation, cloud-native applications as well as legacy applications prevalent in today’s enterprises.  Micron’s innovative SolidScale architecture’s extremely high throughput and unprecedented low latency deliver data quickly for usages such as virtual …

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Intel Announces DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series of Data Center PCIe SSDs Featuring New Controller And Firmware

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Intel is announcing its latest enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) for data centers and cloud computing. The DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series pair a newly-developed Intel controller and unique firmware with Intel 3D NAND to create an all-PCIe solution that provides highly efficient storage and caching.  This allows data centers to do more per server, minimize service disruptions and manage …

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Toshiba Announces Collaboration With NetApp to Utilize Non-Encrypted HK4 SATA SSDs in SolidFire All-Flash Arrays

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Toshiba is announcing that its non-encrypted HK4 SATA SSDs are to be utilized in select NetApp SolidFire® all-flash storage arrays that do not require encryption.  This will allow NetApp to broaden their offering and reach into new markets.  Toshiba is a key supplier of SSDs for NetApp SolidFire solutions, and today’s news reinforces Toshiba’s commitment to growth, and comes on …

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Kingston DCP1000 1.6TB NVMe SSD Enthusiast Report – 1 Million IOPS and Over 7GB/s Throughput

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It wasn’t too long ago that Kingston announced their newest DCP1000 enterprise NVMe SSD, in teaming up with Liqid, with incredible claims of 6.8GB/s performance and 1.25 milllion IOPS from a single device.  This HHHL AIC speaks of ultra low transactional latency, along with ultra high throughput, making it the ideal choice for data centers looking for extreme performance.   …

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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44

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Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry.  At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry.  The term ‘Optane’ is …

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