NVMe – moving beyond the dark ages of storage

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Rachel B
Configure your Pogo Linux NVMe Server

For maximum IOPS and minimum latency without a ridiculous power bill, it’s time for a better host controller interface to your flash storage! Thanks to the NVMe™ (Non-Volatile Memory express) specification, flash devices can now use the speed and bandwidth of a PCIe connection, without incurring the overhead of emulating a SAS interface. The I/O…

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How do you fit 90 drives in a 4U?

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Rachel B
Got Petabytes?

Do you have a gargantuan amount of incoming data that needs a home port? We thought you might, so we’ve put together a few new super dense and ultra elegant storage solutions. These three systems pack an insane amount of storage into just four rack units each. Now you can take full advantage of your expensive…

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Go for the gold with Pogo’s champion mathletes

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Rachel B
Pogo’s Champion Mathletes

As we approach the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, our competitive spirit has us thinking, “What if there was an Olympic event for mathematical number crunching?” If there were, these two new systems would be vying for gold. In the Workstation division, the Velocity Q58VL’s extreme integer-based processing would reign supreme. Meanwhile, the floating point capabilities of…

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3D XPoint: Intel and Micron disrupt the memory industry

Posted on August 8, 2015 by Rachel B
Introducing 3D XPoint

The first new class of memory in 25 years 1989 was a good year. Gas was less than a dollar per gallon; Intel unveiled the 486 series CPU; the Berlin Wall came down; and Nintendo released the first Game Boy. There was also a milestone you may not remember: 1989 was the the last time…

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The Current State of Solid State

Posted on June 6, 2015 by Rachel B

An update on the state of the SSD Last summer, we brought you “A Brief History of Solid State Drives,” which outlined the evolution of the SSD through the ages. Now that it’s a year later, we thought it fitting to revisit changes over the last year and give an updated look at the future…

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