Technology Ltd, headquartered in Aviemore, Scotland, is a world leading
supplier of automated test tools for Storage Systems. Our scalable test systems
enable manufacturers and re-sellers of data storage to get to market faster with
a more reliable product. Our ground breaking and highly customisable solutions
can be tailored to our customers needs, allowing the system to achieve a very
rapid return on investment in any test environment.
NVMe Plugfest testing page
- editor's comments:- March 2010 - among other things Quarch
Technology makes SAS
/ SATA testers which
automate the testing of arrays of 2.5" and 3.5" storage drives. The
testers can automate plugging / pulling of drives to simulate hot swaps and
can insert pre-programmed fault conditions.
|how to avoid hot pluggable
PCIe SSD failures|
|Editor:- December 3, 2013 - What happens if you
test PCIe SSDs for
their sensitivity to data
corruption or even failure
- in the event of
You'd think that with more hot pluggable products coming
into the market -especially in the
2.5" form factor
- that the experimental outcomes would be known by the designers and problems
debugged so that users wouldn't have to worry.
August 2013 Quarch Technology
launched some special
test equipment to inject power related faults into PCIe SSDs - and the
company today announced
it has extended this range to automate power line error testing of PCIe SFF
Technical Director at Quarch Technology told me that "Almost every
combination of test kit we have tried in Quarch (a number of friendly customers
lent us kit and eval drives to get the new module up and running) has failed in
some way. Sometimes failing to come back up again nicely, sometimes with a full
BSOD which will almost
certainly have risked data loss."
|Now add another dimension
into the matrix... time. |
Because like the scrambled egg and the bacon
sandwich - the attractiveness of SSD raw ingredients in the market mix varies
according to when you look.
Luckily for those of us in the SSD clairvoyancy business not every
imaginable throw of the SSD technology dice will yield a viable market
combination - but (as you are seeing already) that still generates a babble of
SSD chatter about when's the best time to crack the egg or eat the sandwich.
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