Chris’s SSD Blog Index

S3500Small.pngIndex of Chris's Blogs!

Here's an index of blogs, will update these as I add and change content!

Don't forget to check out my buddy Frank's blogs, too. More great content!

Thanks for reading!

- Chris

Christian Black is a Datacenter Solutions Architect covering the HPC and Big Data space within Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. He comes from a 23 year career in Enterprise IT.

Follow Chris on Twitter at @RekhunSSDs.

"Turn and Face the Strange... IT Changes"

Lab Results: Explains the IO efficiency of the new NVMe protocol and Intel's new PCIe Family of Data Center SSDs.

"IO/CPU Efficiency in Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe)"

Lab Results: Explains the IO efficiency of the new NVMe protocol and Intel's new PCIe Family of Data Center SSDs.

"Throw out your Hard Disks!"

Updated Blog: Rewrite of one of my 1st blogs with new data, things have changed quite a bit in 6 years!

"20 Questions on SSD: Temp, Tier & Cache"

Years worth of field POCs: Explains the efficient use of SSDs concentrated ability to generate IOPS.

"20 Questions on SSD: Consistent Performance"

Feature Explanation: Explains why consistent performance in a data center SSD matters to the user.

"20 Questions on SSD: Power Loss Protection"

Feature Explanation: Explains why power loss protection in a data center SSD matters to the user.

"20 Questions on SSD: Which SSD is Right for Your Workload"

Feature Explanation: Explains endurance and how overprovisioning and workload affect SSDs endurance and why this matters to the user.

"20 Questions on SSD: Is your SSD Qualified for Production"

Feature Explanation: Explains why OEM qualification in a data center SSD matters to the user.

"Why choose a Data Center over a Client SSD for your Enterprise Workload"

Feature Explanation: Explains the difference between endurance in data center class and client class SSDs and why this matters to the user.