Vaughn Stewart from Pure Storage recently contributed to a Flash myth busting session with Nimble, Solidfire and EMC hosted by SpiceWorks.
Its well worth the watch at just short of an hour. Answering questions that start out with just what is FLASH, and how does it differ from SSD. I even heard a question about how does Token Ring factor……. not……
Do you want to know what software could possibly shorten the life span of flash? The watch the video
Link to Vaughn’s blog