Monthly Archives: January 2012

LeCroy introduces DDR4 Bus and Timing Analyzer at DesignCon 2012

LeCroy’s Kibra 480 DDR bus and timing analyzer now lets you analyze bust traffic on DDR4 interfaces at the board and connector level. It is an evolution from the company’s earlier Kibra 380 DDR3 bus and timing analyzer. (See “How … Continue reading

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JEDEC to hold free server memory forum in Shenzen, March 1

Anyone involved in the development and use of server memory will want to consider the free server memory forum that JEDEC will be holding in Shenzen, China on March 1. Current agenda: Server memory roadmaps and trends DDR4 as enterprise … Continue reading

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Memcon 2012: Save the date—September 18, 2012 in Santa Clara CA

The date’s official! The 2012 edition of Memcon—the conference devoted to all aspects of semiconductor memory design, manufacture, and use—will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on September 18, 2012. So put that date on your calendar now, … Continue reading

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Nexsan forecasts five SSD trends for 2012

Storage-system provider Nexsan recently issued a press release predicting five major SSD trends for 2012. They are: SSD storage system innovations to improve IOPS and reduce end-to-end latency. How? High-speed interfaces such as Infiniband and PCIe, block-level duplication, auto tiering, … Continue reading

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Will this be a good year for SSDs? Take the poll!

Earlier in the week, Western Digital’s CEO John Coyne was quoted in the SSD Review as saying that he did not believe that SSDs would play a large role in Ultrabooks. Specifically, he reportedly said: “I expect ultrabooks to have … Continue reading

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Elpida prototypes 50nm, 64Mbit, 10nsec Resistive RAM (ReRAM). 30nm production slated for 2013

Elpida, the world’s third largest DRAM manufacturer, just announced successful development of a 64Mbit resistive RAM (ReRAM) prototype chip using a 50nm process technology. Two key specs for this prototype are a 10nsec write speed, similar to DRAM and orders … Continue reading

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JEDEC Mobile Memory Summit: The pace quickens and memory standards must keep up

By Scott Jacobson CES hosted the JEDEC Mobile Memory Summit on January 12th to review the current state of the market for mobile semiconductor memory and to discuss future trends.  It was a full day review of current mobile device … Continue reading

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