Part 2 – Which HDD for Content Applications – HDD Testing

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Part 2 - Which HDD for Content Applications - HDD TestingUpdated 1/23/2018 Which enterprise HDD to use with a content server, hdd testing, how and what to do Insight for effective server storage I/O decision making Server StorageIO Lab ReviewThis is the second in a multi-part series (read part one here) based on ...

Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD

Friday, July 31st, 2015

3D XPoint server storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/2018Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD. This is the second of a three-part series on the recent Intel and Micron 3D XPoint server storage memory announcement. Read Part I here and Part III here. Is this 3D XPoint marketing, ...

3D XPoint nvm pm scm storage class memory

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Part III - 3D XPoint server storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/20183D XPoint nvm pm scm storage class memory. This is the third of a three-part series on the recent Intel and Micron 3D XPoint server storage memory announcement. Read Part I here and Part II here. What is 3D XPoint and ...

Intel Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory NVM for servers storage

Friday, July 31st, 2015

3D XPoint NVM persistent memory PM storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/2018This is the first of a three-part series on Intel Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory NVM for servers storage announcement. Read Part II here and Part III here. In a webcast the other day, Intel ...

Nand flash SSD NVM SCM server storage I/O memory conversations

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Updated 1/10/2018 The SSD Place (NVM, SCM, PM, Flash, 3D XPoint, MRAM, NVMe Server, Storage, I/O Topics Now and then somebody asks me if I'm familiar with flash or nand flash Solid State Devices (SSD) along with other non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies and trends including NVM Express (NVMe). Having been involved with various ...

Inaugural episode of the SSD Show podcast at Myce.com

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Inaugural episode of the SSD Show podcast at Myce.com The other day I was invited by Jeremy Reynolds and J.W. Aldershoff to be a guest on the Inaugural episode of their new SSD Show podcast (click here to learn more or listen in).Many different facets or faces of nand flash SSD ...

Server and Storage IO Memory: DRAM and nand flash

Monday, August 12th, 2013

DRAM, DIMM, DDR3, nand flash memory, SSD, stating what's often assumed Often what's assumed is not always the case. For example in along with around server, storage and IO networking circles including virtual as well as cloud environments terms such as nand (Negated AND or NOT And) flash memory aka (Solid ...

Speaking of SSDs (with poll)

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

In the spirit of solid state devices (SSD) including DRAM and nand flash, not to mention emerging phase chance memory (PCM) among others that help to boost productivity and cut latency, here are a couple of quick notes and links. Here are a some more pieces to have ...

The Many Faces of Solid State Devices/Disks (SSD)

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Here's a link to a recent article I wrote for Enterprise Storage Forum titled "Not a Flash in the PAN" providing a synopsis of the many faces, implementations and forms of SSD based technologies that includes several links to other related content.A popular topic over the past year or ...