Storage & Data Center Solutions

Flash, It’s Not Just for Databases Anymore

Provided by IBM

Category Storage & Data Center Solutions

Type White Paper

Length 4

Publish Date August 22 2016

Date posted June 09 2017


All-flash storage has grown increasingly popular thanks to its wealth of uses. It’s small input/output rate combined with its high transaction nature means its well suited to accelerating database environments. However, falling costs have meant that it is now popular with mid-level workloads like virtualization and more recently delivering real value for file or object-based workloads. This white paper provides an overview of the current state of all-flash storage and makes the case for all-flash secondary storage systems.

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