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RAID controller market's days are numbered (ended)
, editor -
In my 2009 article
storage market outlook to 2015
I explained why the hardware RAID controller market for
would soon come to an end - as users switch to
to accelerate apps speeds and increase
- while alternative
based data dispersion schemes using
technologies will provide better data survivability than RAID in
I also predicted that the legacy RAID controller vendors would either have to migrate to SSDs (
SSD ASAPs (auto-tiering hybrids)
) or go our of business.
Some RAID concepts have moved inside SSDs. (This is process which started in the late 1990s.)
As a result of these various market changes this resource page about RAID controller chips and HBAs - which was once very popular in the 1990s - is now obsolete and joins
as part of
the Fastest SSDs
- article Wikipedia
RAID to ROC
- storage glossary
Are MLC SSDs Safe in Enterprise Apps?
Using SSDs to Boost Legacy RAID Performance
- editor mentions on StorageSearch.com
SSD ASAPs - Auto-tuning SSD Accelerated Pools of storage
adaptive R/W and DSP in flash SSDs
What do enterprise SSD users want?
Enterprise SSDs - the Survive and Thrive Guide
The simple idea - that one new SSD thing can replace one old SSD thing - is rarely as simple as the advocates of the new thing say.
PCIe versus memory channel in SSDs