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Quick Take: IBM's New eXFlash Delivers A Performance Boost For Data-Intensive Apps

January 16, 2014

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Emerging data-intensive applications continue to test the limits of available storage solutions, leaving infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros constantly looking for "the next big thing" to improve performance of apps like online trading, digital marketing, and mobile. IBM can now answer this challenge with eXFlash, the market's first Diablo Technologies' Memory Channel Storage (MCS) architecture implementation. eXFlash mounts high-performance flash memory on DIMM sockets connected to the memory controller. This new way to insert flash into the storage hierarchy provides significant and cost-effective performance improvements for input/output (I/O)-intensive applications. This report helps I&O professionals understand the implications of MCS and of IBM's announcement specifically, and includes recommendations to evaluate eXFlash for any applications requiring local flash storage.

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