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Microsoft SQL 2014

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Highly available, fault tolerant Microsoft SQL 2014 solution with Skyera skyHawk all-flash storage array.

Skyera VDI solution

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In this technical video, Skyera’s solutions architect Zoran Tadic walks you through a step-by-step process to build a vSphere VDI environment using Skyera’s skyHawk all flash enterprise solid-state array.

Turbocharge your existing disk storage environment with Skyera skyHawk

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Want to preserve your investment in existing HDD-based storage arrays but not satisfied with your performance? No problem. In this step-by-step video you will learn how to turbocharge your disk storage environment with affordable all-flash solid-state array from Skyera.

Skyera Greenpower Testimonial

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Greenpower uses Skyera’s all-flash solid-state storage and achieves higher performance and high availability for their 24×7 e-commerce business.

Skyera Technical Architecture Walkthrough – Enterprise Storage Guide

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Skyera CEO Radoslav Danilak shows Scott D Lowe how Skyera achieves such radical flash storage data density in a 1U package.

Building a highly available and efficient Windows virtual environment using skyHawk all flash array

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In this video, Skyera’s solutions architect Zoran Tadic discusses how to build a highly available, highly efficient Microsoft Windows virtual environment using Skyera’s skyHawk all flash array. Capabilities discussed include Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V, Windows Storage Spaces, dedupe, and built-in skyHawk compression. For more information on skyHawk, visit: http://www.skyera.com/products/skyhawk/

The History of Flash Memory & Storage

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Skyera COO Frankie Roohparvar Takes a Look at the History of Flash Memory Technology

The Future of Data Center Density & Energy Consumption

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EnterpriseStorageGuide.com‘s Scott D. Lowe & Skyera CEO Radoslav Danilak discuss data center power consumption trends and solutions

Skyera skyOdyssey: The Dawn of Enterprise Storage

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The storage world is evolving from spinning disks to all-Flash storage arrays. Join the enterprise storage Revolution.

*** Thanks to Jeff Eagle at EAGLEVISION (www.eaglevsn.com) and the entire cast. ***

skyEagle – The Storage World is Evolving

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Skyera’s solid-state storage solutions for the evolving storage world.

Skyera: The New State of Solid-state?

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Enterprise Strategy Group’s Mark Peters speaks on Skyera’s unapologetic breakthrough price per gigabyte for all-flash enterprise storage. ESG research demonstrates, TCO, the total cost of ownership, is categorically the key evaluation criteria used when selecting storage solutions. While sometimes talking about price is sometimes seen as something to be avoided, the truth is that whatever we like to suggest, storage is all about economics. Skyera is aiming to narrow or remove the price delta with its new array. Download ESG Whitepaper – Skyera: The New State of Solid-State?

Skyera skyHawk – Product Spotlight

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In this Chalk Talk, George Crump, President and Founder of Storage Switzerland does a product deep dive with Radoslav Danilak on Skyera’s skyHawk – Skyera’s new, cost-effective flash storage solution for the enterprise. Visit skyHawk for more information.

Skyera’s skyHawk Powered by 20nm Micron NAND Flash

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Skyera’s skyHawk system uses more than 3,000 Micron flash storage components, creating a high-capacity, high-performance storage solution that fits into a 1U form factor—about the size of a pizza box. Watch Skyera’s CEO, Radoslav Danilak, discuss Skyera’s collaboration with Micron.

The Software Behind The Flash Appliance

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There is a stack of components that are required to create a SSD or Flash appliance. There is of course the NAND Flash memory itself, the flash controller which handles wear leveling and other flash management functions, the RAID to protect against flash component failure and then there are two services components; system services and data services. Typically the system services component adds functions like deduplication and compression. The data services component focuses on functions like graphical user interface, LUN mapping, clones and snapshots.

The Advantages of a Vertically Integrated Flash Stack

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SSD and Flash appliances are made up of a stack of components that are combined together to deliver a single system that the user interacts with. This stack includes the actual NAND flash memory, the flash controller, the RAID engine, the system software (deduplication/compression) and the external software (GUI/Snapshots/LUN management).

The Hidden Cost of Networking SSD – George Crump, Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland

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Solid State Drives (SSD) are best known for two attributes. First they can solve many performance issues and second that performance comes at a significant price premium. As SSD becomes shareable flash systems there is a hidden cost to implementing flash appliances that often goes unnoticed, the cost to design and implement a network that can deliver the performance potential of flash based storage.

SSD Can Achieve HDD Price Parity – George Crump, Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland

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If data centers had the choice they would choose solid-state for 100% of their primary storage needs. The technology is power- and space-efficient and of course, brings unprecedented performance to today’s demanding applications and workloads. In this video George discusses how flash systems will need to achieve true price parity with HDDs to make the all solid-state choice easy for the data center. This price parity will have to come from tighter integration and innovation up and down the technology stack. The more of the stack that the flash system vendor owns, the faster they will be able to bring price parity to the data center.

Truth in IT Podcast Interview with Skyera CEO Rado Danilak

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Your storage requirements are growing both for performance and capacity. You are investing in 15K RPM spinning hard drives to maintain performance. You’re paying a cost per GB for total capacity but only a fraction is actually usable. These characteristics describe an unsustainable model and the problems Skyera exists to solve.