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Flash storage: Like using a Ferrari to pick up the groceries

X-IO's Gavin McLaughlin, like the ITProPortal team, is fed up with the amount of hype surrounding all-flash storage.

According to Gavin, the technology has upsides and downsides but many in the industry have forgotten that it is just another tool - not quite the Holy Grail that marketers make it out to be. If it is used correctly for an appropriate task, it can be a wonderful thing, otherwise it can be likened to using a Ferrari to pick up the groceries.

Also, hard disk drives are far from dead.

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