The world of storage can be confusing, with obscure terms hiding massive differences in technology and performance. Such is the case for the latest PCI express SSDs: They are much faster than traditional SAS or SATA SSDs, but many aren't sure exactly why. In this article, I will try to explain the real difference. Let's get it out of the way from the start: All SSDs are fast … [Read more...] about Why Are PCIe SSDs So Fast?
Fusion-io has cut a swath through the storage industry, accumulating mind share like a game of Katamari. Awareness seems impossibly high for such a small, young company: Nearly everyone I talk to would love to get their hands on one of their lightning fast ioMemory cards. But Fusion-io has an Achilles' heel: Their products cost more than an economy car! All that changes this … [Read more...] about Fusion-io Hits the Mass Market with the Affordable ioFX Card