Pure Storage Flash 101 Video Blog – Latency and Why Averages Lie

In this second installment of Flash 101 (Pure Storage’s video blogging series about the basics of flash memory and storage performance management), we discuss the realities of a controversial and often misunderstood characteristic of flash: aging. Most people understand that with every program/erase cycle Flash is slowly worn down, but how does this aging really work, and how can Flash be made to withstand typical 5-7 year enterprise duty-cycles?

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- Pure Storage, the market’s leading independent solid-state array vendor, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. The company’s all-flash enterprise arrays offer significant performance and efficiency gains over mechanical disk, at a lower price point per gigabyte stored. Pure Storage FlashArrays are ideal for performance-intensive applications, including server virtualization and consolidation, VDI, OLTP database, real-time analytics and cloud computing.

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