The storage industry is at one of the greatest inflection points in its history, in this session you will learn the basics of flash storage and what this means for the DBA and developer in terms of what conventional wisdom needs to change and how best to leverage what is soon to become the main stream storage technology in terms of:
  • IOPS/GB is going down with old protocols such as SAS, however help is at hand in the form of the new storage protocol on the block
  • How to test flash storage
  • New capabilities that flash storage opens up such as bulk loading at speed and running OLTP and OLAP applications on the same storage
  • Compression was invented for the world of spinning disk, how does it behave with spinning disk
  • ...and more !!!
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Presented by Chris Adkin at SQLBits XVI