Tag Archives: memory

SanDisk Extreme II SSD Review (480GB)

A few weeks ago we posted a review on the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB capacity SSD and it turned out to be one of the stronger contenders we have seen to date, and most definitely the strongest using a Marvell controller. We wanted to today follow that up with an analysis of that same drive, this time in the 480GB …

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Tegile, Cisco, and VMware VDI FlashPack Bundle Revealed at Cisco Live 2013, Features Tegile Zebi HA2100 Hybrid Storage Array

We have been documenting the recent advancements of the partnership between Tegile Systems, Cisco, and VMware for the past few months. While the joint parties have been revealing reference designs and architectures, it is today that they finally reveal their work at Cisco Live – an event at the  Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, taking place from June …

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Skyera Adds Unified SAN/NAS To SkyHawk Series Enterprise SSD Storage Systems

Skyera has announced that it has added NAS to the company’s skyHawk series of solid-state storage systems. With SAN and NAS connectivity, the company’s unified storage vision is complete. The skyHawk series of enterprise solid-state storage systems are based entirely on latest generation Multi Level Cell (MLC) NAND Flash in a compact half-depth 1u form factor with a staggering 44 …

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Andy Tomlin Joins Skyera As New Chief Architect, Company Assembling “Best Flash Controller Team On The Planet”

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Skyera Inc. has announced that it has added 25-year storage veteran Andy Tomlin to its management team as Chief Architect. Tomlin will lead the design, development and execution of the future product roadmap for the company’s skyHawk series of enterprise solid-state storage systems. In addition to his service within the general storage industry, Tomlin has spent more than 10 years …

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Skyera Reveals RAID 5 Hinders Reliability Of SSD Arrays

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RAID-5 is a well-proven technique for creating hard disk arrays that can withstand the failure of a single disk drive with no data loss. But applying the same RAID-5 concepts to SSD arrays can have the opposite effect and contribute to decreased data reliability, according to Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the …

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The SSD Review SSD Database Is Live!

Have you ever looked for specific SSD information but couldn’t find it? Ever wondered who used such and such a controller or such and such memory?  Ever sought out SSDs by a specific manufacturer,  capacity, or even a specific memory type? By no means are we 100% complete just yet, but we think we might have a great SSD database …

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KingFast F3 Series mSATA 3.0 SSD Review (120GB)

If someone would have suggested that mSATA SSD sales would overtake that of notebook form factor SSDs a few years ago, SSD manufacturers would have told them they were nuts. After all, the typical notebook size SSD could replace any hard drive, yet mSATA SSD use was extremely limited, to say the least.  The ultrabook was just becoming a vision …

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Flash Memory To Be Based on 2D Materials — A Single Atom Thick?

Memory cells are one of the most important building blocks utilized in digital electronics.  The explosion in growth of mobile devices has fueled the continuing miniaturization of components.  Some technologies eventually reach the point of their smallest possible functional versions being achieved.  Any further attempts at size reduction run smack up against limitations that often seem insurmountable.  This sets the …

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