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Samsung, Sun joins forces to bring SSDs to servers

Samsung and Sun Microsystems announced on Tuesday that they have co-developed a new 8 Gbit single-level-cell (SLC) flash memory for use in solid-state drives (SSD). According to the companies, Read more…

Google adds experimental options to Gmail; Second release candidate of Firefox3 out;

> Virtualizing onto a mainframe. Article> IBM adds in-memory database option to DB2 and Informix. Read more…
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Seagate plans 2TB SSD for next year

Seagate will be bringing in the company’s first SSD (solid state drive) offering by next year. Not surprisingly, it will be targeted squarely at the enterprise where they can afford the premium

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Intel introduces 32Gb flash chips

Intel is set to produce a 32Gb NAND flash memory that it jointly developed with Micron Technology. Based on a 34-nanometer technology, it is the smallest NAND process geometry on the market and

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Samsung flaunts 256 GB SSD

Samsung plans to launch a 256 GB solid state disk before the end of this year. A prototype sporting the same 2.5-inch form factor as the hard disk drives traditionally utilized in notebook

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Google looking to shift some servers over to SSD

Plans are afoot over at Google to shift some of its servers over to SSD-based storage. The motivation has to do with lower electrical consumption compared with that of traditional Winchester (or

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