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Samsung Electronics is now mass producing its most advanced 8Gbit, DDR4 memory and 32GB registered dual in-line memory modules (RDIMM).
By Lucas Mearian | 22 October, 2014 07:11
Samsung Electronics on Wednesday announced that it has begun mass producing the industry's first 3-bit, multi-level-cell (MLC) three-dimensional (3D) NAND flash memory for use in solid state drives (SSDs) for PCs and other devices.
By Lucas Mearian | 10 October, 2014 00:19
Seagate Technology and Intel's venture capital arm lead a $15 million funding round for Reduxio Systems, a start-up whose technology deletes redundant data even before it's written to a tiered storage system's cache.
By Lucas Mearian | 07 October, 2014 07:08
Seagate hard drives fail with more regularity than those from Western Digital or Hitachi, according to the latest results of an ongoing study by cloud service provider Backblaze.
By Lucas Mearian | 25 September, 2014 04:51
It's rare that a company would release internal data on drive failure rates -- even more so when that company, Backblaze, earns its living storing consumer data in the cloud. That makes the hard drive data released this week even more valuable.
By Lucas Mearian | 22 January, 2014 21:11
While resistive RAM's chances of crowding out NAND flash anytime soon are slim, the coming RAM wars mean mobile users are likely to have hundreds of gigabytes, or even a terabyte, of storage at their fingertips.
By Lucas Mearian | 08 August, 2013 22:07
Some popular new tablets come equipped with storage expansion slots; others do not. Which is better?
By Matt Hamblen | 30 July, 2013 13:56
If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 31 May, 2013 10:08
Enterprise storage demands are reaching a critical point, and vendors are scrambling to develop new products to deal with the data deluge. We look at how these technologies will help manage the major pain points for storage administrators.
By Robert L. Scheier | 25 March, 2013 10:17
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