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The Facts of Flash – Podcast

There are a lot of questions about Flash. Do I need it? Where should I put it? How do I use it? How much should I get? 31 more words

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The Ultimate Guide To Oracle with Advanced Format 4k

It’s a brave thing, calling something the “Ultimate Guide To …” as it can leave you open to criticism that it’s anything but. However, this topic – of how Oracle runs on… 236 more words


AnandTech | Testing SATA Express And Why We Need Faster SSDs

Even a PCIe 2.0 x2 link offers about a 40% increase in maximum throughput over SATA 6Gbps. Like most interfaces, PCIe 2.0 isn’t 100% efficient and based on our internal tests the bandwidth efficiency is around 78-79%, so in the real world you should expect to get ~780MB/s out of a PCIe 2.0 x2 link, but remember that SATA 6Gbps isn’t 100% either (around 515MB/s is the typical maximum we see).

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Micron and Crucial Introduce Next-Generation SSD for Personal Storage, Media and Entertainment Markets

New M550 SSD Offers Faster Performance, Longer Battery Life and High-Capacity Storage with Advanced Feature Set 

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  • Reaches 20 times higher performance[i] than conventional hard drives for lightning fast boot, file and application load times…
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Postcards from Storageland: Two Years Flash By

The start of March means I have been working at Violin Memory for exactly two years. This also corresponds to exactly two years of the… 981 more words


Meet Storage Swiss Senior Analyst Eric Slack - Podcast

In today’s Podcast, we talk to Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst Eric Slack on his background and expertise in the storage industry.

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SanDisk Crams 128GB on microSD Card: A World First

This week during Mobile World Congress 2014, SanDisk introduced the world’s highest capacity microSDXC memory card, weighing a hefty 128 GB. That’s a huge leap in storage compared to the 128 MB microSD card launched 10 years ago. 416 more words