Summary:

This Gigaom Research webinar will evaluate the potential for flash in analytics-heavy environments and examine the most cost-effective, business-appropriate migration path toward flash. Join us on Feb. 26.

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To automate decision making and capture competitive insight, enterprises require massive computing resources that store and mine ever-growing amounts of data. With big data, high-performance storage is every bit as critical as processing power. Flash-based storage provides significant I/O performance, reliability and efficiency advantages over disk that make it an ideal tool for big data analytics.

Implemented properly, flash-based storage can be a critical component of the high-performance systems necessary to meet real-time demands and detailed analytics requests.

In this webinar, the panel will address these topics:

●      What are the benefits of flash-based storage devices in accelerating analytics?

●      How can these devices enhance performance in business analytics using tools such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases?

●      What are the various kinds of flash storage for the enterprise market?

  • SAS/SATA SSDs, PCIe SSDs and flash on DIMMs

●      Is it realistic to use flash in multiple tiers of the data center?

●      What are future trends in accelerating applications for the enterprise?

 Speakers include:

  • Barb Goldworm, president and chief analyst, FOCUS
  • Mike Karp, VP and principal analyst, Ptak, Noel & Associates
  • Ashar Baig, Founder, Analyst Connection
  • Steve Fingerhut, VP of Enterprise Storage, SanDisk

Register here to join Gigaom Research our sponsor SanDisk for “Innovations in flash storage and their impact on analytics,” a free analyst roundtable webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. PT.

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