BridgeHead Software (www.bridgeheadsoftware.com) is a storage
management software company focused on protecting and managing data throughout
its lifecycle. The companys platform automates data lifecycle management
and fully integrates data migration, backup, archiving and replication for
files, email, images and structured data. Through our best of breed technology
partnerships we facilitate cost effective and fully protected Data Lifecycle
Management (pDLM), enabling effective disaster recovery, business continuance
and corporate governance strategies.
BridgeHead has an established worldwide customer base, relationships
with leaders in storage technology (such as
applications (such as MEDITECH, Quest Software, Waterford and ZL Technologies),
and a growing international distribution network that provides sales, support,
training and consulting services to major markets worldwide.
- SSD Myths and Legends - "write endurance"|
| Does the
fatal gene of "write endurance" built into
disks prevent their deployment in intensive server acceleration
applications - such as RAID
| It was
certainly true as little as a few years ago.
What's the risk with
This article looks at the current generation of
products and calculates how much (or how little) you should be worried.
|RAM based SSDs have been
used alongside RAID for years - but
flash SSDs are
physically smaller and have bigger capacity (160G in 2.5") and are lower
cost than RAM-SSDs and could actually be configured in standard RAID boxes.
F-SSDs aren't as fast as RAM based products but a single flash SSD can deliver
20,000 IOPs - which when scaled up in an array - starts to look interesting.
solid state disks|