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Are SSDs Required for Your Big Data Workflow? The Answer May Surprise You

Have you heard the buzz about the predicted death of hard disk drives (HDDs)? Some have gone all in on projections that the growth of SSD deployments will eliminate demand for HDDs within five years. Other industry analy Read more…

Is Spinning Disk Going Extinct? Experts Weigh In

There's no doubt about it: Spinning disk is getting squeezed. As fast solid state drives (SSDs) get cheaper and tape drives get bigger, the sweet spot where spinning hard disk drives (HDDs) make sense gets smaller every Read more…