Five Reasons Why HDD Is Dead and SSD Is Taking Over

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Today’s Big Data analytics, financial trading systems, digital content delivery and security applications, require “on demand” access to stored data in order to crunch large data sets faster. The moving parts in a hard disk drive (HDD) make accessing data slower, and this latency is no longer tolerable. In addition, queries from ever-growing databases and boot storms from virtual desktop environments require the fastest access possible to disk.

Until recently, Flash-optimized Fibre channel storage has been extremely expensive to implement and many organizations were priced out of the procurement cycle.  According to Gartner, however, the solid-state drive (SSD) market is expected to grow from some $390 million in 2012 to more than $4 billion in 2016. Emulex, a provider of hardware and software solutions for network connectivity, monitoring and management, offers five reasons why.

 

Related Topics : Fujitsu, Storage Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Virtual Tape Library, InfiniBand

 
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