Random 4 KB Reads: up to 25,000 IOPS
QNAP has just launched their latest 1U rack-mounted NAS servers. Powered by Intel Atom D510 dual-core processors, the TS-459U-RP and -SP support up to 8TB of drive space, iSCSI, various RAID levels, and are VMware Ready Certified.
Intel today announced its storage-optimized Atom processor-based platform for home and small office storage markets. The platform includes the single-core Atom D410 and dual-core Atom D510 processors and Intel 82801IR I/O controller.
Corsair appears to be SSD happy of late, launching the new Force Series today, just weeks after launching the Reactor value-line and Nova mainstream-line SSDs. The new Force SSDs leverage a SandForce SF-1200 controller and feature 280MB/s read and 260MB/s write times placing these SSDs squarely in the performance category.
LSI has announced three new software performance enhancers for its 6Gb/s SAS/SATA MegaRAID controller cards: FastPath for SSD I/O acceleration, CacheCade to enable SSD caches, and Recovery which uses snapshots to prevent data loss.