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Will 2010 See SSD Technology Topping Out?

Feb 2, 2010 |

What comes after NAND flash memory?

Solid State Drives: Change in a Flash

Mar 26, 2009 |

There has been a lot of interest among the enterprise datacenter crowd lately in a relatively old technology: solid state drives (SSDs). Today’s flash drives are faster and cheaper than their predecessors, and are almost certain to assume a place in the standard enterprise IT architect’s toolkit. But it seems that they have quite a bit of potential in HPC too, though not (just) in the way you might think.

What Does Woz See in Solid-State Drives?

Feb 25, 2009 |

David Flynn, the CTO of SSD start-up Fusion-io, provides some insight into why Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is joining the company as chief scientist.

Performance Trends Favor Solid-State Storage

Dec 5, 2008 |

Solid-state drives are destined to take a prominent role in storage infrastructure, but several issues remain unresolved.