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Winbond Electronics

Winbond Electronics Corporation was founded in Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park, Taiwan in 1987. Winbond, a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions owns two business groups - Logic IC Business Group and Memory IC Business Group. Logic IC Business Group focuses on two specific sectors including µc-based consumer ICs, PC logic ICs. Memory IC Business Group is dedicated in Mobile RAM and low-density Flash memory. It covers major products in low power DRAM, Specialty DRAM, Pseudo SRAM, commodity DRAM, Flash etc. The company with more than 5,000 employees in the worldwide, and there are some subsidiaries in Mainland China, Japan, America and Israel.

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Squeak! - SSD Myths and Legends - "write endurance"
Does the fatal gene of "write endurance" built into flash solid state disks prevent their deployment in intensive server acceleration applications - such as RAID systems?
It was certainly true as little as a few years ago.

What's the risk with today's devices?

This article looks at the current generation of products and calculates how much (or how little) you should be worried.
read the article - SSD Myths and Legends
RAM based SSDs have been used alongside RAID for years - but flash SSDs are physically smaller and have bigger capacity (upto 160G in 2.5", 512G in 3.5") and are lower cost than RAM-SSDs and could actually be configured in standard RAID boxes. F-SSDs aren't as fast as RAM based products but a single flash SSD can deliver 20,000 IOPs - which when scaled up in an array - starts to look interesting. ...read the article, storage reliability solid state disks

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