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IBM Cloud tip: A basic understanding of ephemeral storage

White Paper Published By: IBM Cloud Business
IBM Cloud Business
Published:  Jul 13, 2011
Type:  White Paper
Length:  5 pages

Ephemeral disk storage, also known as local disk devices is an important component in using the IBM® SmartCloud. This article details the layout of the virtual disk drives available to the Linux® and Windows™ operating systems for each choice of instance size in the IBM Cloud.



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