Intel, Micron to Go Their Separate 3D NAND Ways

January 10, 2018

The announcement on Monday (Jan. 8) that Intel and Micron have decided to “update” – that is, end – their long-term joint development partnership for 3D Read more…

By Doug Black

The Evolving Memory Market

August 28, 2013

The market for computer memory is entering a period of punctuated evolution as a result of several forces, including the continued growth of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, as well as growth in the cloud data centers and communication networks that serve data to mobile users. HPC workloads also play a part in the changing memory landscape. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Startup Aims to Upend Enterprise Storage with MLC Flash-Based Systems

August 14, 2012

Silicon Valley startup Skyera has unveiled a solid state storage system that the company believes will be a game changer for enterprise storage. The product, known as Skyhawk, will use consumer-grade multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory as the basis for a bulk storage solution at a price point of less than $3 per gigabyte. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Flash Memory Shrinking Into Obscurity?

February 22, 2012

Reducing the size of NAND memory has some serious downsides. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Commodity Memory for a High Performance World: The View from Samsung

February 21, 2012

As one of the world leaders in memory solutions, Samsung Semiconductor has been a key supplier of DRAM and NAND components that end up in high performance computing systems. Dr. Byungse So, who heads the Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering team at Samsung, shares his thoughts about the memory technologies needed by performance-minded users today and what might come next. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Nimbus Brings Half Petabyte Flash Storage to Market

January 31, 2012

Storage maker Nimbus Data Systems has launched its newest product line, the E-Class Flash Memory System, which scales up to 500 terabytes per file system and is equipped with enterprise goodies like fault tolerance and high availability. The latest offering is designed to provide a faster, denser, and more energy-efficient alternative to high capacity disk-based systems. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Texas Memory Systems Enters Primary Storage Game with eMLC Flash Offering

August 23, 2011

Storage maker Texas Memory Systems has launched the RamSan-810, its first enterprise multi-level cell (eMLC) flash-based product, expanding the company's market reach into the tier 1 storage arena. The move comes as more solid state disk (SSD) vendors are using the technology to challenge disk-based systems on performance-demanding applications. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Thoughts on Memory Trends from Micron’s Dean Klein

June 23, 2011

With all the focus on more powerful microprocessors, sometimes it's easy to forget that speedier chips do no good if memory is your bottleneck. In the final ISC'11 keynote of the week, Micron Technology VP Dean Klein talked about technologies that can help to alleviate this problem. HPCwire asked Klein to preview the topic and give us his take on where he thinks memory technologies are heading, especially in regard to high performance computing. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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