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Amplidata, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Gent, Belgium provides unbreakable storage technology that the company claims is 10,000x more reliable than current RAID based technologies, requires 3x less storage and power and is 10x less expensive than current storage solutions. The Amplidata Distributed Storage System fundamentally changes the way how data is stored and scales up to ZetaBytes.

  • editor's comments:- February 2012 - Amplidata markets low power, high density, rackmount NAS storage which internally uses arrays of HDDs. (No SSD mentions on their website yet.)

    I guess you could say that if someone was inventing RAID all over again - but using the chip and infrastructure technologies of the 201X era instead of the 1980s - then this would be one of the ways to do it. It's a solution for companies which have a lot of unstructured data that they need to store as cheaply as possible - while making sure that the data integrity remains intact.

    "RAID does not protect against bit errors or bit rot on disk" - is a quote from Amplidata's Vision / what's it all for? - orientation page.

    The company recently got $8 million in a Series C round of funding from investors Big Bang Ventures, Endeavour Vision, Intel Capital and Swisscom.

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"...enterprise users won't find hard drives attractive or usable - even if the cost of buying a complete new HD drops away to zero."
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How big was the thinking in this SSD's design?
Does size really does matter in SSD design?

By that I mean how big was the mental map? - not how many inches wide is the SSD.

The novel and the short story both have their place in literature and the pages look exactly the same. But you know from experience which works best in different situations and why.

When it comes to SSDs - Big versus Small SSD architecture - is something which was in the designer's mind. Even if they didn't think about it that way at the time.
click to read the article - Big versus Small SSD  architectures For designers, integrators, end users and investors alike - understanding what follows from these simple choices predicts a lot of important consequences. the article
flash SSD capacity - the iceberg syndrome
Have you ever wondered how the amount of flash inside a flash SSD compares to the capacity shown on the invoice?

What you see isn't always what you get.
nothing surprised the penguins - click to read  the article There can be huge variations in different designs as vendors leverage invisible internal capacity to tweak key performance and reliability parameters. the article is published by ACSL