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30/11/2012 - OCZ Launches SATA III-based Vector SSD Series
OCZ, SSD supplier, was recently saddled with a fallible CEO and is now under new direction. OCZ has launched its new consumer SSD through the use of its in-house controller technology, called the Vector.
21/07/2010 - Mercury Technology Delivers “Green” Cloud for Oracle EBusiness Suite Using RamSan Flash Storage
Texas Memory Systems and Mercury Technology today announced that the Mercury Technology ultra high performance “Enterprise Cloud” hosted solutions for Oracle-based applications are powered by Texas Memory Systems’ RamSan PCIe-based solid state disks (SSD).
26/04/2010 - New SATA-II 2.5 SSD Introduced
Accelerated Memory Production today announced the introduction of its exclusive new Sandforce Driven SATA-II 2.5” SSD,. A new generation of Solid State Drives that offers high capacity with faster transfer speeds and smaller form factors. The new flash-based drive delivers the benefits of a small form factor combined with lower power consumption compared to traditional drives with greater speed capability.
09/12/2009 - Seagate Introduces Its First Enterprise SSD: Pulsar
Seagate introduced the Seagate Pulsar drive, the first product in its new enterprise SSD family.
Designed for enterprise blade and general server applications, the Pulsar uses SLC (single-level cell) technology, delivers up to 200GB capacity, and is built in a 2.5-inch form factor with a SATA interface. It leverages non-volatile flash memory rather than spinning magnetic media to store data.
According to Seagate, its new SSD achieves a peak performance of up to 30,000 read IOPS and 25,000 write IOPS, 240MB/s sequential read and 200 MB/s sequential write.
03/12/2009 - Micron First To Deliver Native SATA 6Gb/s SSD
Micron claims it has raised the performance bar for SSDs with the launch of its RealSSD C300 SSD, the industry’s fastest for notebook and desktop PCs.
While benchmark tests have shown that the C300 SSD is the fastest PC SSD leveraging the industry standard SATA 3Gb/s interface, the SSD performance is further boosted by natively supporting the next generation high-speed interface – SATA 6Gb/s, according to Micron.
The C300 SSD leverages the SATA 6Gb/s interface to achieve a read throughput speed of up to 355MB/s and a write throughput speed of up to 215MB/s. Using the common PC Mark Vantage scoring system, the C300 SSD turns in a score of 45,000 from the HDD Suite.
Texas Memory Systems announced that its RamSan-620 Flash Solid State Disk (SSD) has submitted a record setting SPC-1 Result.
Launched in August, the RamSan-620 produced 254,994.21 SPC-1 IOPS with Average Response Time of 0.72 milliseconds all from a 2U rack-mount chassis and delivers its performance at a cost of only $1.13 per SPC-1 IOPS.
Panasas intoroduced the ActiveStor Series 9 parallel storage system, which is believed to be the highest-performance file storage system in the world, as the company claims.
Unlike single-dimensional storage solutions, which offer either high-bandwidth performance or optimized IOPS, the ActiveStor Series 9 uses multiple storage technologies in a synchronized architecture to produce both.
IBM announced that its storage virtualization offering, the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC), “is now faster, more scalable, and delivers the industry’s first integrated Solid State Drive support.”
SVC is a storage virtualization system that complements server virtualization technologies and enables a single point of control for storage resources (both IBM and non-IBM arrays) to support “improved business application availability, better IT infrastructure flexibility, and greater resource utilization.”
The increasing popularity of SSD is challenging DBAs to adapt their database performance tuning methodologies in order to optimize application performance and return on investment.
The book from Mike Ault shows how to accelerate Oracle databases and target solid state disk for maximum benefit.
Mike Ault is an Oracle expert and a prolific author, who has published more than twenty Oracle-related books. He was an Oracle database specialist at Quest Software and has has five Oracle Masters Certificates and more than 17 years of experience as an Oracle DBA and consultant.
Texas Memory Systems launches the RamSan-6200 SSD System that offers up to 100 terabytes of Flash-based storage in a 40U rack configuration that can sustain a record 5 million input/outputs per second (IOPS) with 60 gigabytes per second throughput while using a little over 6 kilowatts of power.
Corsair has added another "s" to solid state storage with its latest offering - Speed.
The Extreme Series X32, X64 and X128 high-performance SSDs, in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB densities respectively, offer read speeds of up to 240MB/s and write speeds of up to 170MB/s.
17/07/2009 - STEC Signs $120 Million Deal for ZeusIOPS SSDs
STEC has signed an agreement with one of its largest enterprise storage customers for sales of USD $120 million of ZeusIOPS SSDs in the second half of 2009.
With this agreement signed, the company is now forecasting revenue from the sale of its ZeusIOPS drives will exceed USD $220 million in 2009.
Texas Memory Systems has announced that its RamSan-500 solid state disk system has been certified as interoperable with Microsoft's Windows Server 2008.
The RamSan-500 is an enterprise-class cached Flash storage system that delivers high performance, large capacity storage more economically than adding a similar capacity high-end hard disk-based RAID system.
10/07/2009 - WhipTail Introduces 6TB SSD Tier 0 Storage Appliance
WhipTail Technologies has launched a 6TB SSD appliance which it claims provides mid- to large-sized enterprises with the highest-capacity SSD tier 0 appliance with the smallest footprint.
Manufactured as a 2 rack unit (2U), WhipTail is now available in 1.5, 3.0 and 6.0 TB and varying levels of redundancies.
Windows 7's support for SSDs will not do much to boost sales because the price gap with HDDs is still too high.
That's according to a report in Digitimes, which spoke to sources at notebook vendors.
03/07/2009 - Intel Advances Roadmap to Double SSD Capacity
Intel is to implement the projected doubling of its SSD capacities earlier than expected - possibly as soon as next month.
The current X18-M and X25-M solid-state drives (SSDs) use a 50nm process and have 80GB and 160GB capacities with 2-bit multi-level cell (MLC) technology.
03/07/2009 - Green-House Launches New Line of SSDs
The Japanese firm Green-House has announced a new line of 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch SSDs that use PATA IDE interface.
Both lines are available with capacities ranging from 16GB to 128GB.
26/06/2009 - Varisys Boosts Storage Range
Varisys has added to its range of storage products with two new high performance boards intended for use in harsh environments.
The VTS2 also provides high-density storage in standard form factors. It is now available in a conduction-cooled assembly that provides VME users the ability to add mass storage into a rugged system.
29/05/2009 - Sun Expands Unified Storage Family
Sun Microsystems is extending its Unified Storage family with an array that allows solid state disk (SSD) drives and hard disk drives to be used in the same chassis and under the same management interface.
The Sun Storage 7310 is a comprehensive, Flash-powered storage system that includes leverages Hybrid Storage Pool capabilities.
22/05/2009 - SanDisk CEO Harari Bullish About Flash Memory
SanDisk CEO Eli Harari believes that at USD $2/GB SSDs aren't competitive yet with hard drives.
But he is bullish about the technology's prospects and believes it offers an ideal storage solution for netbooks. In an interview with Tech Trader Daily, he said that you can buy an 80 GB HDD for USD $30-$35.
15/05/2009 - Toshiba Launches First PC With 512GB SSD
Toshiba has launched what it claims is the first PC integrating 512GB SSD (Solid State Drive).
The top-of-the-range Portege R600-ST4203 (known as dynabook SS RX2/WAJ in Japan) is a notebook PC employing a 2-bit-per-cell multi-level NAND flash memory.
01/05/2009 - Verbatim Launches Encrypted Products at Infosecurity
Verbatim has introduced its new range of hardware encrypted USB drives, solid state drives (SSD) portable drives and software encrypted DVD discs at this year's Infosecurity Show.
The storage media specialist said its new products will be aimed at anyone carrying sensitive material since the encryption prevents unauthorised accessing of the contents of the storage device.
Samsung Electronics has unveiled what it claims are the first hardware-based self-encrypting solid-state drives.
To be available in 256-, 128- and 64-GB versions, the SSDs provide full-disk encryption using Wave Systems' technology, which activates and manages the encryption.
Amerivault and Network Technology Group Inc data storage providers are to join forces to create Venyu Inc.
The new venture will provide commercial grade, customizable solutions for data storage with disaster recovery, writes Samantha Sai for storage-biz.news.
Western Digital has completed a USD $65 million cash acquisition of leading solid-state drives supplier, SiliconSystems.
SiliconSystems' product portfolio includes solid-state drives with SATA, EIDE, PC Card, USB and CF interfaces in 2.5-inch, 1.8-inch, CF and other form factors.
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