15K RPM disk


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15K RPM disk

A high-speed SATA or SAS hard disk drive that spins at 15,000 revolutions per minute. See hard disk.
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Despite being based entirely on enterprise-grade flash memory, the E-Class is remarkably affordable, matching the per terabyte net acquisition cost of 15K RPM disk arrays without relying on data reduction.
Service providers building public and private cloud computing services, such as VMs and storage on-demand, can now do so with a flash-based platform that offers both high capacity and 90 percent lower energy, cooling, and rackspace costs than traditional 15K rpm disk arrays.
Dubbed The 300,000 RPM Disk Drive, MFT combines SSD technology with a patent-pending drive management layer resulting in disk performance that is 10 to 30 times faster than 15K RPM disk drives when working with random IO operations.