Random I/O and high data access demands can be severely impacted by traditional mechanical hard drives in a virtualized host. Retrieving data and servicing enterprise applications and users have become limiting factors in overall system performance. Kingston solid-state drives (SSDs) are the ideal storage accelerator solution for virtualized workloads and contribute to a fundamental goal of virtualization by doing more with less.
Kingston’s SATA 3.0 Enterprise SSDs provide users with very fast data access for a wide variety of enterprise applications. They can be used as direct attached storage replacements for hard disk drives in a server or reside in external arrays to speed up storage-bound applications.
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To avoid a scenario where the SSD is filled to full capacity with invalid pages, over-provisioning is used by the SSD controller’s garbage collection function as a temporary workspace to manage scheduled valid page merges and reclaim blocks filled with invalid (or deleted) pages.
PFail protection can be either hardware or firmware based
It’s easy to set OP to increase performance or endurance to meet the goals of a specific application or workload
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After an SSD is assembled, the SSD manufacturer can reserve an additional percentage of the total drive capacity for Over-Provisioning (OP) during firmware programming.
Over-provisioning can improve SSD endurance, performance and more.
Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) calculations use the TBW specification of a drive to calculate the number of times that the user capacity of a drive can be written per day over the warranty period (or a different number of years).
NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a communications interface and driver that defines a command set and feature set for PCIe-based SSDs with the goal of increased and efficient performance and interoperability on a broad range of enterprise and client systems.
Learn how Overprovisioning can reduce access latency time, maintain high performance levels and help meet endurance and service life expectancy.
End-to-End Data Protection protects customer’s data as soon as it is transferred by the host system to the SSD, and then from the SSD to the host computer. All Kingston SSDs incorporate this protection.
Read reports on SSD-related topics.
“Windows Server 2016 Memory and Storage Expert Guide”
“Migrating to Windows Server 2012”
“Observations From Desktop Virtualization Projects”
“Database Performance with Enterprise-Class Kingston SSDs”
“Memory and SSD Optimization in Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012”
“Upgrading your old system with SSD vs. performance of new system with hard drive”
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