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Capacity vs. Performance Tiering

January 10, 2012

In our end of year blog we reviewed a number of the unique storage challenges that infrastructure service providers face in building and operating a large-scale, and profitable, cloud offering. A clear understanding of these issues provides a more constructive lens through which to the viability of a storage solution within a high-performance cloud-scale setting. This approach […]

Looking Back Before We Charge Forward

December 13, 2011

2011 was a foundational year for us here at SolidFire. Emerging from stealth mode at Structure in June, to a great VMworld panel and TechFieldDay appearance in September, and more recently announcing our new financing round in late-October, we have been hard at work. The best part is we are just getting started. Beyond enhancing our product, building our team and spreading the […]

Designed for Solid State

August 22, 2011

For the past 20 years, network storage systems have been designed around spinning disk, with the form factor, performance characteristics, and reliability profile of the HDD dominating every architectural and design decision that was made. Many of these systems with 10-20 year old architectures are now bolting on solid state disk, which comes with a […]

Time for Solutions

June 20, 2011

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about the challenges of providing high-performance primary storage at cloud scale, challenges like performance, efficiency, and management. Today, I’m excited to stop talking about problems, and start talking about SolidFire’s solutions.   This week SolidFire is taking the wraps off our all-SSD storage technology and announcing our early access program. On our […]

Just How Expensive is Flash?

May 26, 2011

For most people there are two common associations with SSDs: expense and performance. The performance side is hard to argue – SSDs can be 100X faster than spinning disk on many workloads. But what about cost?   By historical standards, solid state storage is now amazingly inexpensive. The myth that flash is expensive is propagated […]