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.
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.
Sponsored by Sap
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.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
Organizations that want to tap the full capabilities of cloud for the development of enterprise-grade business applications need to equip their IT and development teams with the right tools.
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.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
In this article we will take a look at cloud orchestration tools designed to automate the deployment and management of virtual instances, applications and services within an OpenStack cloud environment.
Cloud Technology Partners has long offered tools and services to help mid-market companies and enterprises integrate and migrate applications into cloud computing environments. This release adds Google's cloud environments and many updated rules.
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.
Bing's 'Image Widget' lands the software, services, and devices giant in hot water. The damages to Getty are "incalculable," the lawsuit says.
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.
The new solid-state drives, apparently using Toshiba flash memory, will join RAM as the latest component sporting the Radeon badge.
If you're envious of the affordability of Chrome OS laptops, but need to run Windows applications, Lenovo's 15.6-inch B50-30 has much to recommend it.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
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