ScaleFlux: Computational storage, mainstream is no daydream
Storage needs a makeover. Often thought of as back-office donkey/grunt work, we all recognise the need and importance of storage, but not many of us want to focus on it as a computing discipline in and of itself. Which is wrong, obviously.
Notwithstanding the fact that one Australian tech news p... Read more
Intel quietly introduces new Optane 3D XPoint SSDs
Despite discontinuing its Optane portfolio in July, Intel has quietly released two new Optane 3D Xpoint SSDs. The models make up the new Optane SSD DX P5810X Series.
According to The Register, Intel refrained from publicly announcing the new Optane SSDs. Instead, the models were discovered in th... Read more
SmartIOPS offers highest SSD performance and is working on programmable FSD
Most manufacturers of high-end SSDs are also the ones who produce the flash themselves. That manufacturer's main goal is to sell more chips. They do make high-performance NVMe SSDs, mainly for generic use. At SmartIOPS, they are developing the very fastest SSD in the world with the goal of making e... Read more
Backblaze runs a five-year comparison between SSDs and HDDs
Backblaze conducted an extensive study on the reliability of SSDs and HDDs over a period of five years.
HDD used to be the only option when it came to internal storage for PCs and laptops. This changed with the introduction of solid-state drives. While SSDs are a faster storage technology, they ... Read more
Synology launches FlashStation FS3410, NAS for hosting and VM’s
The Synology FlashStation FS3410 is now available. The NAS device features a powerful processor, 24 slots and up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM. The model lends itself as a flash storage and hosting server for virtual machines (VMs) and apps.
All models in the FlashStation (FS) series are designed for VM... Read more
Samsung unveils 990 Pro PCIe 4.0 SSDs for creative professional
Samsung recently introduced the NVMe PCIe 4.0 990 Pro Series SSD. According to Samsung, its high speeds and performance are especially suited for 3D rendering, gaming and 4K/8K video editing.
Samsung claims the 990 Pro Series SSDs are the most powerful and fastest PCIe 4.0 SSDs available today. ... Read more
Gigabyte introduces first PCIe 5.0 AORUS Gen5 10000 SSD
Gigabyte has launched the AORUS Gen5 10000 SSD, the first PCIe 5.0 equipped SSD. The technology should bring more storage performance and comptability to end users.
The AORUS Gen5 10000 SSD was developed in collaboration with Phison Electronics. The SSD with a PCIe 5.0 controller should provide ... Read more
Samsung presents Petabyte Storage SSD for servers
Samsung presented four new storage technologies for big data, including a petabyte-scale SSD dubbed Petabyte Storage.
Samsung presented its next generation of 'Petabyte Storage' technology. The technology should allow single servers to store more than 1PB of data. Data center operators can ther... Read more
SK hynix introduces world’s first 238-layer NAND chip
SK hynix launched the world's first 238-layer 512GB TLC 4D NAND flash chip. This NAND chip should deliver greater productivity, higher data speeds and more power efficiency.
SK Hynix manufactured the 238-layer 512GB TLC 4D NAND flash chip using its 4D manufacturing process. The process ensures t... Read more
Micron’s new SSDs could change data centers forever
Micron's latest NAND modules bring the 'perfect' data center SSD one step closer.
Micron recently announced a new NAND design. NAND is a storage technology for solid state drives (SSD). Micron develops NAND modules in hopes of producing faster and larger SDDs. Ultimately, the SSDs end up in PCs ... Read more