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Intel starts shipping Optane SSD to select customers

New Intel Optane SSDs based on long-awaited 3D XPoint technology ship to early customers, promising up to eight times the performance over NAND flash-based NVMe PCIe SSDs.

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  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage hierarchy.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so data requests can be met with improved speed.

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SSD implementation

This solid state storage implementation topic section will cover the variety of ways that solid-state storage is showing up in data centers and endpoint devices. Find information about solid-state cache appliances, server-based solid-state storage, SSD arrays, and SSDs for workstations, desktops and laptops. Discover solid state storage implementation information to help with choosing and deploying solid-state devices, offer solid-state storage troubleshooting advice, and find the latest news about the solid-state storage market.

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  • NVDIMM (Non-Volatile Dual In-line Memory Module)

    An NVDIMM (non-volatile dual in-line memory module) is hybrid computer memory that retains data during a service outage.

  • mSATA SSD (mSATA solid-state drive)

    An mSATA SSD is a small-form-factor solid-state drive designed for portable devices such as laptops and tablets. Advantages include low power and vibration resistance.

  • SolidFire

    SolidFire is a Boulder, Colorado-based vendor of all-flash storage arrays that was acquired by NetApp on Dec. 21, 2015.

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SSD technology

The SSD technology topic section offers comprehensive resources for readers who want a deep dive into the nuts and bolts of solid state storage, right down to the chip level. This section covers solid state techology including single-level cell (SLC) SSDs, multi-level cell (MLC) SSDs, enterprise multi-level cell (eMLC) SSDs, and triple-level cell (TLC) SSDs; dynamic random-access memory (DRAM); non-volatile random-access memory (NVRAM); flash controller technologies; and emerging solid state technologies. Readers will have access to the latest news and technical tips covering SSD technology.

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  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage hierarchy.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so data requests can be met with improved speed.

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SSD applications

This topic section on SSD utility and application tools offers the latest on solid state cashing applications, solid state acceleration applications; automated storage tiering; solid state storage in virtual desktop and virtual server environments; solid state monitoring and configuration applications; and business applications designed or adapted for solid-state storage. This topic will cover SSD applications, including the emerging ecosphere of applications that are being developed around solid state storage that take advantage of solid state's fast performance.

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  • solid-state storage

    Solid-state storage refers to non-volatile storage based on flash memory. This type of storage is used in solid-state drives.

  • SSD purge (solid state drive purge)

    SSD purge is the process of returning a flash memory device to its original state at the time of manufacturing and effectively erasing any data that has been written to the device. A purge is sometimes called a hard reset or digital sanitization. 

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    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

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