How to Reduce the Cost of Performance Storage

How to Reduce the Cost of Performance Storage

Gal Naor Posted by Gal Naor
on April 8, 2019

The advent of solid-state disk (SSD) media and non-volatile memory express (NVMe) protocols makes storage cost optimization more important than ever before.

SSDs offer more capacity per unit than hard disk drives (HDDs), and they continue to become denser as the technology matures. Meanwhile, NVMe delivers faster performance and lower latency to this media, and new networking interfaces such as 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) increase bandwidth. All of this innovation comes at a price premium, creating the need to harness all the performance available from the storage media effectively.

SSDs offer more capacity per unit than hard disk drives (HDDs), and they continue to become denser as the technology matures. Meanwhile, NVMe delivers faster performance and lower latency to this media, and new networking interfaces such as 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) increase bandwidth. All of this innovation comes at a price premium, creating the need to harness all the performance available from the storage media effectively.