Flash technology is changing everything, nothing new there. Chances are the device you are reading this BLOG on contains some type of Flash memory. Within the datacenter, it has been well documented that the increasing performance capabilities of today’s CPUs have created an I/O performance gap. Processor speeds and network bandwidth have been able to keep pace with new enterprise application requirements. Spinning disk drives just can’t keep up with these new performance needs. Most performance trouble shooting today points to I/O resource requirements, or the lack thereof.