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.
With USB 3.0 users can attach more storage, more cheaply, than ever before. For many that means a USB 3.0 hub. After using several for the last two years, here's one that works well on a Mac.
Big Blue plans to launch a series of applications designed to take advantage of the building software defined storage movement.
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.
The pace of change continues to accelerate as Big Data, IoT and video create growing demand. New technologies are emerging while cloud storage erodes traditional business models.
Sponsored by Sap
According to analysts, in-memory Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing (HTAP) is the future of business applications.
The new drives will come in 1TB or 2TB versions, starting at $899. The company even throws in an enclosure to transform the original Mac Pro SSD into an external USB 3.0 storage device.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
With latest-generation Xeon processors, DDR4 RAM and a wide choice of GPUs, Dell's new Precision workstation is equipped to handle applications needing extreme processing power as well as high-end graphics. Storage options are limited, but otherwise it's an excellent and flexible workstation.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
Countless industries have benefited immensely from utilizing open source software - with science and engineering among the sectors driving the charge.
Toshiba says its new NAND flash products are 26 percent smaller than previous generations.
RMIT University researchers have developed new nanoscale data storage technology that mimics the human brain, and could see ultra-fast electronic memory devices reduced in size to just a few nanometres thick.
While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your data safe.
Organizations are seeking ways to reduce their storage costs while also improving performance, reliability and manageability. Atlantis Computing believes that its USX addresses these requirements for virtual applications.
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.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
Some Android applications will drain your smartphone or tablet of battery life, storage or bandwidth like a blood-sucking fiend. Here's what's what with the worst of the worst.
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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