Tuesday October 20, 2020

Data Storage: The data universe is expanding

Today's connected world depends on data as never before and the ICT challenges range from Big Data to control, understanding and ever-faster systems. Leslie Faughnan sets the scene.

4th May, 2014
Gerry Murray, country manager, EMC.

Flash and tiering are the current buzzwords in data storage technology and architecture. Flash is essentially RAM, dynamic memory that holds the most current data - or at this level the most significant according to data management rules - for instant processing. The first cousin of Flash is SSD [Solid State Disk], the same technology as in the common USB memory stick or camera and phone memory card. It retains data reliably even when there...

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