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.
BlackBerry rolls out OS 10.3.1 for existing smartphones; includes Amazon Appstore and BlackBerry Blend
BlackBerry started rolling out its latest software to existing devices like the Z10, Z30, Q10, and more.
Thinner electronics will be available from the South Korean giant after it started producing its embedded package-on-package memory for smartphones.
The flash memory maker beat Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, but its chief executive wanted better results.
The flash storage giant said that it sold fewer embedded drives for smartphones and tablets than expected.
Toshiba's SSHD range features second-generation NAND flash memory to improve performance levels.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
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According to analysts, in-memory Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing (HTAP) is the future of business applications.
Microsoft's 'Bingification' of applications officially has begun with its integration of Bing search into Word Online.
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.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
I questioned my sanity after upgrading to Yosemite a few days ago because of the extremely sluggish performance. Today I updated to 10.10.1 and am happy again.
Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
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.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
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