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3D Chip Inventor BeSang Claims New NAND Flash Tech Will Offer Insane 2 Cent Per Gigabyte Costs

At some point in time, solid state drives (SSDs) are likely to finally supplant mechanical hard disk drives (HDDs) just as USB thumb sticks replaced floppies, but it won’t happen until the cost of NAND flash memory drops even further, paving the way for parity in terms of price-per-gigabyte. 869 more words

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Your ESP8266 Needs More Memory

We just got through reviewing MicroPython on the ESP8266, and one of the main takehomes is that our ESP modules need more flash memory. You may be in the same boat — the earliest (and cheapest) modules on the market only had 512 kB of flash. 163 more words

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All Flash Arrays: Controllers Are The New Bottleneck

Today’s storage array market contains a wild variation of products: block storage, file storage or object storage; direct attached, SANs or NAS systems; fibre-channel, iSCSI or Infiniband… Even the SAN section of the market is full of diversity: from… 1,016 more words

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Monumental Mistake

Monument stores and automatically organizes your photos by time, location, faces and what’s in them. End your photo mess! Kickstarter, March 2016

It’s better than nothing but relying on…

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How the Next Generation of Flash Storage is Changing the Economics Of SaaS Businesses (Recorded Webinar)

This week I had the opportunity to record a webinar on a subject very close to my heart, the Software-as-a-Service industry. From 2003 to 2007 I managed the production infrastructure for a global SaaS company through the transition from startup to acquisition (partly by Salesforce.com). 200 more words

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Solid-State Drives Fail

Solid-state drives are replacing hard disk drives for many applications. These drives are fast and have low power consumption. They use the same type of memory found in… 221 more words

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