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.

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…

Samsung & HPE Build a LEGO All-Flash-Array with High-Density SSDs

I am here in Spain at HPE Discover Madrid, where Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is showcasing a 3PAR 8450 All-Flash-Array that we built entirely from LEGOs! With LEGOs, you say? Why would we do…

Is Flash the True Cornerstone of a Data-Rich Economy?

Welcome to the era of on-demand information and data monetization – where large sets of data must be collected, refined and monetized at lightning-fast speeds. It’s no surprise that data is exploding,…

Optimizing your Storage System Sizing: SSDs vs. HDDs

Data centers (DCs) are rapidly transitioning from performance HDDs (hard disk drives) to SSDs (solid state drives), but understanding how to find the right capacity targets is critical in making the best…