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SSD Components and Make Up – An SSD Primer

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In our first article entitled ‘Benefits of The Solid State Drive‘ we briefly provided comparison between a SSD and a hard drive and described the benefits of such an upgrade. We are going to follow with a description of SSD components along with an understanding of the purpose of each. This article will not only provide a solid foundation in …

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SandForce Announces The SF-2481 Cloud Computing Processor

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SandForce has announced today an enterprise class variant of their SSD Processors. The SF-2481 is the first SSD Processor optimized for cloud computing environments. Utilizing MLC NAND, the new line of controllers is aimed at creating high performing, high capacity devices with extremely high data protection capabilities. The challenge for cloud based storage is that it requires several key factors …

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SandForce Raises The Bar to Partner Toshiba 32nm NAND In SSDs

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SandForce® Inc., the pioneer of SSD (Solid State Drive) Processors that enable standard NAND Flash deployment in enterprise, client, and industrial computing applications, today announced the demonstration of the companys SF-2000 SSD Processors in 6 Gigabit (Gb) SATA SSDs incorporating Toshibas 32 nanometer (nm) eMLC Flash memory at the Storage Networking World conference in Dallas, TX, this week.  Toshiba Enterprise …

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The SSD Processor

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In 2008, a SSD controller manufacturer named JMicron released their new and amazing SSD controller to manufacturers for inclusion in their solid state drives.  SSD companies received mass shipments, blindly incorporated them into their SSDs and got them out to millions of consumers worldwide.  This controller wreaked havoc on the growth of solid state drives as it did the reputation of …

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Price, Brand and Size

Price, Brand and Size

Our featured picture is a Sandisk 64Gb SSD which is the size of a postage stamp. . The primary concern 99.999% of us have with respect to SSDs is the price.  The size of the ssd, for the most part, dictates price and let me precede this by stating that if you are looking to build a RAID setup consisting …

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