Since 2012, desktop and laptop PC sales have dropped by 25%, while sales of tablet and hybrid devices have climbed by 1,500%. Can the magic rub off on laptop sales?
If anyone knows Storage Spaces, it’s DataON. With a sharp ramp up in adoption and the introduction of Storage Spaces Direct, we sat down to hear the latest on real-world customers of Microsoft® software-defined data centers.
Not understanding how flash can benefit your business may be hampering your success in the market. So make sure you're aware of its biggest myths, and get the facts on flash!
It’s no secret that we’re excited about Virtual SAN. We’ve been working with our partners and VMware to deliver certified...
be_REAL. be_INTEGRATED. be_STRETCHY. Three ways to transform your data center in readiness for tomorrow using hyperconverged infrastructure at the speed of flash.
Storage is the cornerstone for persistence in pretty much any and all databases, including those that run in memory. Here’s a tale of three storage methods and how flash memory can revolutionize SAP HANA.
Are you considering moving off SQL Server® 2005 or 2008 this year? For those migrating, here are a few SQL Server migration tips to help you evaluate your next steps and determine what flash is most advantageous to your environment.
Running Oracle in your data center often presents storage challenges. Frustratingly, solving one challenge often leaves you dealing with another. Here are three steps to help you modernize your infrastructure with flash to achieve better performance and scale while saving on costs.
If you think flash storage is just about performance, you're missing the bigger picture. Chief Hardware Architect, Adam Roberts, looks at where flash can make the biggest impact for your architecture and bottom line.
It’s no doubt that IOPS matter, but IOPS are just one metric among many that influence application performance. Learn how the Department of Veteran Affairs leverages SanDisk to deliver better services.
Break free from the familiar – an unfamiliar solution can deliver big savings and ROI– $450,000 and up to 79x ROI in the scenario tested. Peter Plamondon shares findings from the latest SanDisk and DB Best white paper.
This week we’ll be joining our partners at Cisco and Microsoft to talk about the migration to SQL Server® 2016...
SQL Server 2016 delivers new enhancements for AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AGs) including flash-only features that can provide up to 10x performance! Jimmy May has more on the evolution of the data platform.
Many still assume that the flash storage in a USB key is the same as flash used in the data center; but reality couldn't be further from it. Here are 5 things you need to know about enterprise flash!
For many engineers, interpreting and monitoring SQL Server disk I/O is a black art. Jimmy May lifts the veil on collecting and interpreting I/O metrics.
Data is the new ‘electricity’ for businesses. SanDisk and Microsoft will help your customers harness data as they never have before.
The march to the launch of SQL Server 2016 begins today! SQL Server 2016 takes advantage of hardware advances to deliver more value and capabilities that businesses need. Here's why we're excited!
A high quality mobile phone camera and a 89g, 480GB SSD were not just luxuries, but essentials in helping me capture the trip and store it safely until I could get back to the studio.
It is not common that less is more in today’s world. “New and improved” can often mean new packaging, with...
You want to keep time spent with flesh-eating zombies down to a minimum. In some ways, that’s the operating motto...
Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said, “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” In business that means not only...
If you’re expecting high performance from your SQL Servers, you'll need to optimize power. This post will take you through essential best practices, including instances hosted on SSD and Fusion ioMemory.
There is no getting away from the fact that smartphones are becoming ever more like pocket computers. They pack substantially...