Raid/Enterprise

Viking Modular 25GB SLC SATADIMM SSD Review

Every now and then something comes around that is particularly eye catching and the world of SSDs  is no different. The Viking Modular SATADIMM is just one of those things and we thought we might venture outside the box just a bit and put a 25GB SLC version of the SATADIMM to the test.  It can be described as a …

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SSD Migration in the Enterprise Environment

SSD technology has hit like a hurricane leaving enterprise in awe of its potential yet leery of high cost for a storage medium still in its infancy. Todays business is reluctant to implement SSD storage for reasons that run the gamut from reliability and durability to long-term performance gain concerns. The inherent cost of slc drives is self defeating for a small …

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Samsung 470 Series SSD Review Revisited & RAID Tested!

A short time ago, The SSD Review published a review of the Samsung 256GB 470 Series SSD after discovering what an excellent entry this was into the consumer SSD market with availability in many online retail outlets. We were initially a bit hesitant and confused because the SSD appeared to be one of the top drives available yet information and …

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RAID0 & the SSD – Simple To Build and Lightning Fast

You truly know that your a computer geek when you hollar “Woot” to your first RAID results and have to call up the wife and kids to see.  Quite frankly I don’t think I will ever forget the look of confusion on her face as much as she won’t forget the look of amazement on mine.  She felt a bit …

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SandForce Wins Prestigious 2010 Start-Up to Watch Semiconductor Company Award

Global Semiconductor Alliance crowns SandForce as the start-up company with the most impact on the industry SARATOGA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SandForce, Inc., the pioneer of SSD (Solid State Drive) Processors that enable standard NAND Flash deployment in enterprise, client, and industrial computing applications, was crowned the prestigious Start-Up to Watch award at the annual Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Awards Dinner Celebration held …

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