the Top SSD Companies
how fast can your SSD
which influence and limit flash SSD performance
Inanimate Power, Speed
and Strength Metaphors in SSD brands
will SSDs end
bottlenecks? - and cure all my server speed woes?
|TMS Has Soft
Solution for DBA's Hardest SSD Challenges|
Houston, Texas - May
29, 2008 - Texas Memory Systems today announced the appointment of Mike
Ault as resident Oracle guru.
Mr. Ault is a recognized Oracle
expert and has published more than 20 Oracle-related books. By bringing him
on board, TMS can provide the greatest possible level of expertise to help
address customer database performance challenges and ensure optimal success with
deployments of its
Systems profile, ...Mike Ault's
Editor's comments:- when planning business changes -
the softer side (getting the people part right) often doesn't get as much
attention as the harder aspects (technology, investments, infrastructure.)
SSDs for enterprise
acceleration works best - when brainpower is working in tandem with the
Call/Recall Announces Laser Diode Partner
San Diego May 27, 2008 -
Nichia Corp and Call/Recall, Inc have agreed to jointly develop
a high-capacity optical disc recording and playback systems.
platform is designed around Nichia commercially available
violet and blue laser
diodes and Call/Recall's terabyte media.
anticipates being able to release a Blu-ray compatible disk as well as a
backward compatible player able to read Blu-ray disks as well as Call/Recall's
higher capacity formats. Call/Recall also intends to use the technology for the
enterprise market for the archiving of corporate information.
profile, optical storage
Samsung Previews Fast 2.5" SSD
Taiwan - May 26, 2008 - Samsung today unveiled plans to sample the
fastest 2.5" SATA SSDs in September.
The 256GB MLC flash
design will have a sequential read speed of 200MB/s and sequential write speed
of 160MB/s. A 1.8" version of the 256GB SSD is also expected to be
available in Q4.
comments:- if such a device were shipping in volume today it would be the
fastest 2.5" SSD. But I doubt if it will actually be the
fastest one that's
available in Q408 (in 6 months time).
Predicting Future Flash
SSD Performance , 2.5"
Sans Digital Launches 2.5" SSD Platform
Industry, CA - May 23, 2008 - Sans Digital has a new product line of
The CompactRAID CR2T accomodates 2
CF cards in a single
SATA storage device.
It supports spanning and RAID 1 (mirroring).
|"The winners in SSD
software could be as important for data infrastructure as Microsoft was for
PCs, or Oracle was for databases, or Google was for search."|
|all enterprise data
will touch an SSD |
sudden power loss|
|Why should you care
what happens in an SSD when the power goes down? |
This important design
feature - which barely rates a mention in most SSD datasheets and press releases
- has a strong impact on
SSD data integrity
This article will help you understand why some
SSDs which (work perfectly well in one type of application) might fail in
others... even when the changes in the operational environment appear to be