Items tagged with virident

Fusion-io just stepped up in a major way earlier in the year, and now it's looking like more and more PCIe SSDs are hitting the airwaves. Is it finally time for enterprise storage to make the move to the consumer realm? Virident isn't a company that most average consumers are familiar with, but as hard-hitting flash-based storage solutions become more and more prominent, we're likely to see these enterprise companies bleeding over to more and more homes. The TechIon PCIe SSD is the company's latest trick, capable of delivering up to 300,000 I/O operations per second (IOPS) with a 4 KB block size on mixed read-write workloads. It's said to be ideal for data-intensive workloads such as databases,... Read more...