Memory & SSD

Memory & SSD provides frequent insight in the world of memory, flash storage and software-defined storage from the perspective of Samsung Semiconductor. Memories discussed include: DDR4, LPDDR4, UFS, GDDR5 and HBM, as well as trends, issues and data about the growing prevalence of SSDs and software-defined storage in today’s marketplace.

Computational Storage: A Necessity for Faster Data Processing

The much-discussed evolution of computational storage is an exciting transition in the way large data sets are processed. Traditional compute server architectures have been failing to scale with the demands of data…

Redefining Storage Efficiency in the Financial Services Sector (Part 2)

Last week, we wrote about the importance of independent findings published late last month by highly respected STAC-M3, for use in the financial services sector.  Now, we are following up with some…

Redefining Storage Efficiency in the Financial Services Sector (Part 1)

Millions of transactions are made in stock, hedge and futures trading every second of a market day, while billions of dollars often ride on how fast trade requests can be processed. The…

Faster flash is taking over data centers (Part 2)

This is the second post in a two part series on Flash memory (read part 1 here). Used in billions of consumer cellphones to store photos, video and music, and almost ubiquitous…

Data centers drive innovation in processors and flash memory (Part 1)

In the first of a two part series, I’ll look at the widespread adoption of cloud computing – which uses networks of remotely located equipment to manage, process and store data over…

High bandwidth memory is catching on for data-intensive computing

High bandwidth memory (HBM) has been attracting users across a growing number of data-intensive computing markets ever since the second-generation HBM2 version of the technology was approved as an industry standard in…