Solid State Drives - SSDs - are a product of convenience, not good architecture. Storage systems need to be re-architected to achieve the highest performance of NAND flash and, soon, byte-addressable non-volatile memory. Here's an example.
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Samsung has announced that it has begun production of its new Universal Flash Storage chips, which the company claims have a random reading speed up to 28 times faster than external memory cards.
IBM unloaded a slew of tools aimed at the hybrid cloud market as it aims to be the centerpiece of it. The company also expanded partnerships and built out SoftLayer capacity.
The flash memory maker beat Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, but its chief executive wanted better results.
Toshiba's SSHD range features second-generation NAND flash memory to improve performance levels.
The company transplants its vertically stacked flash memory breakthrough from its enterprise drives to SSDs for home use, with a starting price of $100 for the 120GB model.
The brains behind Fusion-io — the company that revolutionized server economics with PCI flash storage — are at it again. Primary Data plans to disrupt enterprise storage. Here's how.
All-flash storage companies funded by Samsung Electronics are expanding their presence in South Korea, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra maintained praise for the company's accomplishments, noting that 2014 has still been a record year for the flash memory maker.
If encryption just isn't secure enough for you, these new solid-state drives will wipe their data or even physically fragment their flash memory when the owner sends the device an SMS message.
As the gap between the cost of hard drives and flash begins to shrink, Violin Memory is seeing more enterprises adopt flash in their datacentres.
NASA will be reformatting the flash memory on its Mars rover Opportunity.
The company claims improved performance thanks to Intel's new Xeon Haswell-EP processors and support for up to 1TB of DDR4 memory.
The new solid-state drives, apparently using Toshiba flash memory, will join RAM as the latest component sporting the Radeon badge.
The vertically stacked data layers promise faster performance than solid-state drives using conventional NAND flash memory, but at a higher price.
The firm launches a flash storage array that introduces a data services software suite aimed at replicating a wider range of the capabilities found in spinning disc storage arrays.
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