SSDs in the Cloud

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Monday, September 19, 2011
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This session will cover three different methods of using solid state drives to provide persistent, high-performance primary storage within the cloud. It will explain the use of solid state as cache, as a storage tier, and as a full data storage solution, covering the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The speaker will also discuss how advances in SSD technology are enabling strides in storage efficiency, as well as performance.

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How to best leverage SSDs within a cloud storage infrastructure
How customers are using SSDs in the cloud today and how they are benefiting