August 10, 2011

Build Fastest Web Services with DataCenter SSD Memory

Build fastest web services with datacenter SSD Memory. A look at what flash SSD options are available for Terabyte class memory.



Google, Bing, Facebook, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ebay, Apple iCloud - building the fastest web services or fastest websites requires pairing servers with the fastest bulk memory. Flash SSD bring an order of magnitude better performance than the traditional hard disks and with enterprise-class SSD you can have terabytes of fast memory available to the server.

You can either add fast SSD to the server itself and there are multiple options for fastest SSD for servers or you can place the fast SSD on the network (in NAS or SAN configurations) where it is available to any server. A look at the network SSD memory options.

The list will be updated frequently, so keep checking often.

  • Max capacity – 10 TB per box, 250 TB per system
  • Box height 2U
  • Network interface options
·         16-ports of 10 GbE or GbE
·         8-ports of 8G FC
·         8-ports of 40G Infiniband
  • OS support – Linux, Windows Server, …
  • Virtualization options - Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX, Citrix XenServer, Virtual Iron

  • Max capacity – 10 TB per box, 140 TB per system
  • Box Height 3U
  • Network interface options
·         10-ports of 8G FC
·         10-ports of 40G Infiniband
  • OS support – 
  • Virtualization options - 

  • Max capacity – 10 TB per box
  • Box Height 3U
  • Network interface options
·         10 GbE
·         FC
·         Infiniband
  • OS support – 
  • Virtualization options - 
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