Wikibon’s own David Floyer has written an incredibly detailed article entitled Hybrid Storage Poised to Disrupt Traditional Disk Arrays. This article details a comprehensive baseline which:
- Provides a common definition of what constitutes hybrid storage,
- Provides detailed cost comparisons that explain why true hybrid storage system are ultimately less expensive than their traditional storage brethren as the need for more IOPS grows,
- Explains the architecture that comprises hybrid storage systems, and,
- Identifies the point at which hybrid storage becomes the cost leader.
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