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  • SSDs may give you more bang for your DRAM

    Device and storage vendors are gradually embracing flash SSDs (solid-state disks) as a complement to spinning disk drives, but one executive at this week's Flash Memory Summit sees great potential in turning flash "upside down," as a lower tier of cache behind DRAM.

    Written by Stephen Lawson18 Aug. 10 09:51
  • Micron ships its first enterprise-class SSD

    Micron Technology Inc. today said it is shipping what it calls the fastest enterprise-class solid-state drive (SSD) on the market.

    Written by Lucas Mearian12 Aug. 10 20:16
  • Seagate Momentus XT pairs SSD, HDD with impressive results

    Seagate may have delayed the funeral of traditional hard drives with the release of the Momentus XT, a marriage of a hard-disk drive (HDD) and a solid-state drive (SSD). The hybrid delivers impressive performance at a low price. Here's a rundown of the Momentus TX.

    Written by Brennon Slattery25 May 10 02:55
  • Seagate hybrid drive delivers SSD performance at HDD price

    After failing to gain market traction with its first iteration of hybrid drives three years ago, Seagate today announced a new hard-disk and solid-state combination drive with as much as 500GB of capacity, but with a 250GB model starting at $113.

    Written by Lucas Mearian25 May 10 02:33
  • Enterprise SSDs to soar through 2015

    A new research report predicts that use of solid state drives (SSD) in enterprise servers and storage systems will explode over the next five years, increasing in numbers by 50 times.

    Written by Lucas Mearian29 April 10 02:49
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