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Who's who in SSD?
editor - -February 2012
VIA Tech doesn't currently
market SSDs but it looks like that will change soon.
that it has licensed a processor core from Tensilica
for use in a new design of SSD controller.
There's a good precedent
came to market in April
2009 - their CEO (at that time) Alex Naqvi
told me their controller
used the dataplane processors from Tensilica.
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