Flash arrays are gaining momentum in the data center and technology buyers need to ponder a storage system swap when older gear is retired.
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Since adopting flash technology from Fusion-io, Future Ticketing is now able sell Big Day Out tickets without crashing the website, or it could, if the festival still existed.
Toshiba and SanDisk have accused SK Hynix of illegally obtaining data relating to NAND flash memory technology.
Consumer NAND flash technology has serious problems in enterprise applications, leading the industry to look for better non-volatile semiconductor storage. Researchers at IBM have been characterizing just such a new drive from Micron.
In-memory databases are hot, but tiered storage may be our cooler destination.
The drive maker claims its SSHD technology is five times faster than a 5,400rpm notebook hard drive, while its desktop SSHD includes 8GB of flash memory in addition to 1TB or 2TB of hard drive capacity.
EMC executives discuss the many different ways Flash can be used in the enterprise and what future advances it will bring.
Porn companies have begun adopting facial-recognition technology that allows any user to search for a face in their databases with an uploaded photo. It could become a privacy nightmare.
Samsung's home-grown ARM-based System on a Chip, display technology and flash memory will provide the vertical integration to make full-size Android tablets cheaper than ever.
Apple combines traditional hard drive technology with flash storage to create Fusion Drive, an intelligent hybrid storage solution that learns what you use most frequently and puts these files on the fast flash storage.
Flash storage may be faster than disks but datacentres will be more concerned about integrating it with other systems — and there are signs that issue is being addressed.
AWS has brought flash storage to its rentable virtual servers, giving developers with I/O-hungry applications such as databases the opportunity to rent cloud-based servers
Flash will slowly fade from Google's Chrome desktop browser, as the web-giant tests technology that will eliminate plug-ins traditionally needed for webcam and microphone use.
Fusion-io has seen its profits fall but revenue climb, as competition in PCIe-attached flash technology heats up.The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company reported revenues of $94.
Texas Memory Systems has brought caching technology from NEVEX Virtual Technologies into its product range with the RamSan-80 PCIe-linked flash card.The card, which is targeted at organisations that want to cache data as they move it between their storage and compute infrastructure, went on sale from Texas Memory Systems (TMS) on Tuesday.
Fujitsu aims to develop a platform for scale-out massive storage based on standard servers with PCIe-linked flash cards, ZDNet UK understands.Fujitsu Technology Solutions' chief technology officer, Joseph Reger, hinted at the plans on Wednesday when asked by ZDNet UK about the company's plans for using basic servers to take on some of the tasks commonly handled by networking equipment with custom silicon.
Intel and Micron have extended their longstanding technology partnership to include emerging memory technologies beyond flash.The companies will work on jointly developing new flash technologies, along with undisclosed emerging memory technologies, they announced on Tuesday.
Dell has dropped hints that it is developing PCIe-linked flash cards that integrate technology from recent stealth acquisition RNA Networks.At the Dell Storage Forum on Wednesday, company executives talked about RNA's memory-pooling technology and Dell's PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) work, andalluded to a product that will see the two fused together.
Storage specialist OCZ Technology Group is looking to add to its enterprise line by buying and integrating flash caching and virtualisation software from SANRAD.The buy, announced on Monday, sees OCZ snap up privately held and Tel Aviv, Israel-headquartered SANRAD for $15m (£9.
There's lots of talk this week of a buyout by Apple of flash storage vendor Anobit. The focus of most analyses is about performance and cost reduction of the flash memory. However, a significant driver for this technology acquisition must be to contain the potential rising costs for support of Apple's growing list of flash-centric products.
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