Resources (9)

  1. Executive Briefing: Excelero Provides Performance of Local NVMe Across the Network

    There’s no doubt that Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) is the storage of the future. It’s extremely fast and low-latency; a perfect fit for workloads needing the highest level of performance currently available. That amazing performance, though, starts to take a hit as soon as you leave the local server. And the more you scale out and scale up, the slower things get. The farther you get f… Read More

    • Monitoring
    • Networking
  2. Executive Briefing: E8 Storage Pushes NVMe to the Edge

    There is a certain mindset in the industry (often promoted by vendors) that the faster the storage, the better. This is often more hype than reality: it’s quite possible that the best storage method for your cold data is, for example, good ol’ tape. It’s cheap, it’s reliable and it’s time-tested. But there are some situations in which faster storage is better, in which speed -- via th… Read More

  3. Top 10 Things You Need to Know About NVMe Devices

    Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) devices are now mainstream. They are no longer considered exotic, and, as such, they have a wide variety of use cases. A year ago, Micron supplied me with a couple of enterprise NVMe devices, and I have been using them in my vSphere servers as cache devices and for primary storage without encountering a single issue: they have been rock solid, and my colleague… Read More

  4. Kentik Detect Overview

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team interviews Alex Henthorn Iwane from Kentik. Watch Now

    • Monitoring
    • Networking
  5. The Key Issues Facing Modern IT (w/ HyperGrid)

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team interviews Mark Mitchell from HyperGrid. Watch Now

  6. A Flash Storage Technical and Economic Primer

    This paper discusses both the technical aspects of flash storage as well as the economic impact it has had. Download Now

    • Flash
    • Storage
  7. Survey Report: Flash Insights and Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users - Summary

    We asked 1047 people to share with us their attitudes and experiences around storage. Download Now

    • Flash
  8. Survey Report: Flash Insights and Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users

    We started with a simple question: What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization? Of course, surprises can be good or they can be bad, but we sought to understand what may have changed – and what’s not changed – since our survey respondents deployed flash storage into their environments. To that end, we asked 1,000 people to share with us… Download Now

    • Flash
  9. Flash Storage EcoCast

    Flash storage adoption is growing at an ever-increasing rate. It’s posed to adopt storage that has become overly expensive, doesn’t keep up with new application performance needs, constantly requires capacity expansion, and requires expensive staff to keep it operational. Worse, it probably gets conveniently “end-of-life-d” at exactly the wrong time, forcing you in to costly upgrades. I… Learn More

    • Flash
    • Storage