Tier 0 storage


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Tier 0 storage

Using solid state disks (SSDs) to hold the data most frequently accessed. As required, data are migrated from the hard disk to the SSD. Tier 0 storage is part of a company's hierarchical storage management system (see HSM).
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By utilizing NextIO's vConnect[TM] I/O virtualization switching technology, vSTOR can dynamically reallocate flash storage between servers, eliminating the over-provisioning of Tier 0 storage that occurs with dedicated flash cards or existing flash arrays.
By allowing users to dynamically reallocate Tier 0 storage with the vSTOR S100 and its vConnect architecture, NextIO hopes to establish a new standard for flash array price-performance.
With the appliance providing enterprises with Tier 0 storage performance at the cost of Tier 1 and offering lower power consumption levels than existing alternatives, I anticipate Racerunner to be very well received.
Once again, we're proving Tier 0 storage doesn't have to be expensive.
0 and high performance computing (HPC), today announced that its Velocity1000 (V1000) product line now features integrated solid state disk (SSD) technology to help customers optimize Tier 0 storage for high access content.
Amazingly, the Tier 0 storage pool created for the test consisted solely of a single off-the-shelf server configured with 32GB memory and dual Intel[R] processors.