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What's a Solid State Disk?
After SSDs... What Next?
flash SSD Jargon Explained
the Top 10 SSD Companies
Introducing the 1" SSD Market
3 Easy Ways to Enter the SSD Market
Overview of the Notebook SSD Market
How Bad is the Fallout from Choosing the Wrong SSD Supplier?
Texas Memory Systems Shows 100 terabyte SSD at SIGGRAPH

Editor:- August 5, 2009 - Texas Memory Systems launched the RamSan-6200 a 40U rackmount SSD with 100TB of SLC flash storage, 5 million IOPS performance and upto 60GB/s throughput - which uses approximately 6kW of power.

Initially designed to meet the specific requirements of a customer with extreme performance needs, it combines 20x RamSan-620s in a single datacenter rack and uses TMS' TeraWatch software to provide unified management and monitoring from a single GUI console.

TMS is showing the new SSD this week at SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans.

PhotoFast RAIDs CFast SSDs

Editor:- August 5, 2009 - PhotoFast disclosed details of its G-Monster Quad Drive SSD which includes 4x RAIDed CFast SSDs in a SATA compatible 100mm x 70mm x 9.5mm module.

Silicon Power Launches Cool DDR3 DRAM

Editor:- August 3, 2009 - Silicon Power launched new server class DDR3 DRAM modules.

They have built-in thermal sensors and are made specifically for servers and workstations. Available in 1333/1066 speeds, they are compatible with Intel Nehalem-based Xeon 5500 platform in tri-channel operation. Unbufferred ECC DIMM are available in 6GB(2GB*3) / 3GB(1GB*3) / 4GB(2GB*2) / 2GB(1GB*2) / 2GB / 1GB capacities for users to choose from.

SSD Guide Pageviews Grow 96%

Editor:- August 3, 2009 - disclosed today that in July pageviews of its most popular article - the Solid State Disks Buyers Guide - increased 96% year on year.

Pageviews of the top 5 SSD articles in July 2009 grew 85% year on year.

Overall site readership across the whole site grew too - in double digits - despite declining interest in topics related to rotating storage.

The top 20 articles and subjects viewed - can be seen as usual on the market research page.

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Silicon Power Launches Cool DDR3 DRAM

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