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Samsung lays a clutch of tasty flash eggs at FMS 2022

Flash market leader Samsung excelled itself at the FMS 2022 event this week, showing a near blizzard of new products: a petabyte-scale SSD, a memory-semantic SSD, a...

Kioxia updates XL-FLASH storage-class memory with MLC tier

Kioxia exhibited second-generation storage class memory flash at the FMS 2022 event in Santa Clara, with a lower cost per GB than gen 1.

Western Digital disk drive revenues spin down in latest quarter, warns outlook is worse

Western Digital’s latest quarterly revenues dropped 8 percent year-on-year due to falling PC and consumer disk drive purchases - and the storage giant is forecasting 26.7 percent...

MAID and WORM PLC flash archive

Seeing a 128TB Samsung SSD using QLC (4bits/cell) flash got me thinking abut a PLC (5bits/cell) version which could have a 150TB or so capacity. Imagine 32...

Compute this: NGD computational storage startup loses all three founders in one go

NGD has run into hard times, with founders leaving and a source mentioning a fire sale as a possibility. NGD builds the Newport line...

SK hynix’s 238-layer flash gets nominal 6 layer advantage over Micron and YMTC

SK hynix is sampling its 238-layer NAND, shipping 512Gbit chips organised in TLC (3bits/cell) mode to potential customers. This is 35 percent more layers...

Solidigm client SSD fresh out of the box for longer

Solidigm has launched an updated and affordable gumstick-format client/gaming SSD with data-aware caching that preserves consistent fresh-out-of-the-box performance. Update; pricing added at end of...

Phison and Seagate unveil super high performance stats for their PCIe 4 SSD

A combined Phison-Seagate X1 SSD effort is reporting some impressive numbers that would make it the highest-performing standard 4-lane PCIe 4 we have encountered. 

Goodbye FTL – Kioxia reconstructing flash drives with software-enabled flash

Kioxia is redesigning SSDs without a traditional Flash Translation Layer (FTL), a minimal drive microcontroller, and an API for hyperscaler host software to have pretty direct flash...

Los Alamos Labs, SK hynix develop computational storage SSD

Los Alamos Labs and SK hynix will demo a computational storage SSD at the Flash Memory Summit next week with simulation analysis accelerated by three orders of...