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SSDs and an Under-virtualised Island-state

Jack Loo | July 5, 2012
Speakers at the Implementing Information Infrastructure Symposium say that SSDs will replace spinning disks in five years and Singapore needs to step up its virtualisation efforts.

Instead, SSD will become the primary storage medium with its rapidly dropping price points, he added.

There is another bigger implication for technology decision makers looking to buy storage. Currently, spinning disks contain some inefficiency, where tiering software is then used to run the data between SATA and fibre channel drives. "This creates an artificial impression of speed. However, SSDs does away the need for the tricky software," said Woods.


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