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- Some great analysis on SSD wear leveling and power consumption
- The Economist covers PCM – must be something real
- Add OCZ to the growing list of SSD vendors differentiating their drives with a proprietary controller
- IDT announces DDR4 register chip for DDR4 registered DIMMs and 3D die stacks
- Western Digital sampling 5mm, 2.5-inch, 500Gbyte hybrid HDD with NAND Flash
What's hot on the Denali Memory Report?
- Compact Flash
- Hybrid Memory Cube
- NVM Express
- Wide I/O
Tag Archives: SATA
Cool case instantly transforms 2.5-inch HDD or SSD into WiFi-connected network storage
Patriot Memory is now selling the Gauntlet Node, a cool name for a cool disk-drive case that transforms a 2.5-inch HDD or SSD into a WiFi-connected network storage device. The enclosure has an internal SATA port and can accommodate drive … Continue reading
Posted in HDD, SATA, SSD, Storage Tagged Hard disk drive, HDD, Patriot Memory, SATA, Solid-state drive, SSD, Wi-Fi Leave a comment
NVM Express (NVMe) controller subsystem points the way to an SSD future
Cadence introduced an NVM Express (NVMe) controller subsystem this week. The Denali Memory Report and the EDA360 Insider have covered NVMe developments several times already (see below for the links) and it’s clear that one way to maximize SSD performance … Continue reading
Posted in NVM Express, SSD Tagged NVM Express, PCI Express, PHY, SATA, SSD Leave a comment
Tiny RunCore single-chip SSDs cram 8 to 64Gbytes onto small SATA cards that fit anywhere
RunCore has announced a line of small single-chip SSDs in a format that the company calls “Mini DOM” (miniature disk on module). The high-speed SATA SSDs are available with capacities from 8 to 64Gbytes in three form factors: a 7-pin … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, NAND, SATA, SSD, Storage Tagged Flash memory, Mini DOM, NAND Flash, RunCore, SATA, Solid-state drive Leave a comment
50-company PCIe SSD task force takes on interoperability issues with PCIe-connected SSDs
PCIe interfaces give SSDs are real performance boost. It’s easy to scale that performance immediately by adding PCIe lanes—unlike the SAS and SATA disk-interface specs, SSD vendors need not wait for the next, faster release of the PCIe spec to … Continue reading
Why is the NVMe SSD interface inherently more efficient than disk-based protocols such as SATA?
The speed at which the electronics industry moves sometimes masks other developments that are incredibly slow-paced and the conversion of storage I/O protocols from hard-disk-centric to solid-state disks (SSDs) is a shining example. Most SSDs currently employ I/O protocols originally … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, HDD, NAND, NVM Express, NVMe, SSD Tagged ATA, Flash memory, NAND Flash, NVM Express, NVMe, PCI Express, SATA, Serial ATA 2 Comments
Watch out SSDs, here comes the NVM Express!
I was reading an article on the Information Week Web site about using SSDs for accelerating enterprise storage and came across this statement: “For the most part, the type of SSD that you use in the storage system does not … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, NVM Express, NVMe, SSD Tagged Flash memory, Hard disk drive, NVM Express, PCI Express, SAS, SATA, Serial ATA, SSD 3 Comments
SSDs as HDD caches to grow like topsy say Intel and IHS iSuppli
Intel has made a significant change in the way its chipsets handle SSDs and the result, according to analyst firm IHS iSuppli, will be a 100x increase in the annual number of drives sold in the PC space between now … Continue reading
New Swiss Army Knife: knife blade, scissors, a nail file, and a 1Tbyte SSD. $3000???
According to this article on http://www.psfk.com, Swiss Army Knife vendor Victorinox introduced a new pocket knife at this week’s CES with a knife blade, scissors, a nail file, and a 1Tbyte SSD. The SSD is built into a pop-out, clear … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, SSD Tagged SATA, Swiss Army Knife, USB, Victorinox Leave a comment