28 Dec '16, 8pm

Enterprise Flash Storage Hits 8 Tbytes #electronicdesign

Enterprise Flash Storage Hits 8 Tbytes #electronicdesign

TLC (triple level cell) flash storage is pushing its way into the enterprise with the promise of high capacity storage to replace magnetic disks. The challenge is delivering drive lifetimes that meet enterprise requirements while providing the superior performance of flash memory. Related 11 Myths About M.2 and U.2 SSDs 3D NAND Flash Powers SSD and NVMe Drives Engineering Essentials on Embedded SSDs Micron Technology’s 5100 enterprise solid state drive (SSD) uses TLC flash to deliver from 240 Gbytes to 8 Tbytes of storage in platforms that include 2.5-in drives and M.2 modules (Fig. 1) . The M.2 modules top out at 1,920 Gbytes. Sequential read speed is 549 Mbytes/s. The drives come in three flavors that address different applications: Micron 5100 ECO – It targets cloud services and it is optimized for content sharing, such as video and media streaming. It delivers consiste...

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