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all-flash array

An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash media for persistent storage.See More

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3D NAND flash

3D NAND is a type of flash memory in which memory cells are stacked vertically in layers, in comparison to planar NAND, which uses a single layer of memory cells.

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Storage class memory advances could be a game-changer

Sometimes referred to as persistent memory, SCM may address the growing gap between storage and memory technologies. But don't expect it to happen ...

Is there an alternative to error correction and detection codes?

Errors in NAND flash memory can be corrected, but that becomes more difficult as NAND reaches the end of its life. Are you utilizing every available ...

Micron starts shipping denser QLC SSD to select customers

Micron and Intel unleash QLC NAND flash that can store 4 bits per cell. Micron starts shipping a 2.5-inch QLC enterprise SATA SSD to select customers...

Ultrathin memory storage device could spell breakthroughs

According to its creators, atomristor technology promises a vast improvement on modern flash storage devices, but mainstream use may still be far off.

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