Why Micron fears Optane will eat its server DRAM lunch

The pricing of Optane memory, also called 3D XPoint, will cannibalise some DRAM sales and this could give Micron a big headache.  “The revenues...

Micron results suffers Huawei-sized hangover

Micron’s fourth quarter revenues were affected by the US trade dispute with China - and Huawei in particular. Quarterly revenues fell 42 per cent to $4.87bn, down...

Intel Gen 2 Optane DC SSDs are at least 50 per cent faster...

Intel showed off some performance figures for upcoming Alder Stream second generation Optane SSDs today at its Seoul Memory and Storage Day The info is a...

Intel’s Gen 2 Optane bursts into life. Details are sketchy

Intel's second generation Optane storage-class memory is code-named Barlow Pass, and the company is developing 144-layer QLC (4bits/cell) NAND technology. The chip giant is...

Liqid adds memory extension tech to composable system

Liqid’s composable systems can now compose up to 16TB of Liqid Memory, enabling larger applications to reduce IO and execute much faster. A composable...

Oracle adopts storage-class memory for Exadata X8M

Oracle today announced its Exadata X8M storage servers will use Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory - 3D XPoint implemented in DIMM form. Exadata systems...

Pure Storage speeds, enlarges and extends systems, embraces subscriptions and heads for the clouds

Pure Storage has lined up a series of launches for day one of its Accelerate customer event in Austin, Texas that see the company's hardware go faster,...

Pure Storage adds Optane caching to FlashArray//X

Pure Storage is adding Optane read caching to its high-end FlashArray//X systems to make drive-level read accesses up to five times faster. The  //70...

VAST Data gets faster and safer

VAST Data, the storage startup that wants to kill hard drives has released a software update for its Universal Storage platform that increases performance and system resiliency....

Dell EMC pumps up PowerMax performance

Dell EMC is ramping up performance for its high-end PowerMax arrays by adding support for FC-NVMe and Optane storage-class memory (SCM). Customers will get up to 50...

Intel-Micron 3D XPoint revenues to hit $3bn+ in 2023

3D XPoint media revenues will grow to more than $3bn in 2023, propelled by system software support and lowered manufacturing costs. XPoint expert...

Back to the future with persistent memory

The potential of persistent memory is to return computing to the pre-DRAM era but with vastly more powerful NVRAM servers, and external storage relegated to being a...

Formulus Black consciously uncouples from Ubuntu

Formulus Black has issued a major release of Forsa that sees the software unbundled from Ubuntu OS and adding support for Optane memory and more...

Introducing Enmotus, micro-tiering and server speed-up

Two-tier hierarchical sub-file management can accelerate slow capacity storage to fast performance storage speeds and speed up servers on the cheap. This is what...

SAP joins Intel Optane love-in

Intel and SAP have signed a multi-year deal to boost SAP S/4HANA  customer use of Optane DIMMs, more formally called Optane DC Persistent Memory. 

Firing up the synapses, the Memristor is now a proper computer

University of Michigan researchers have built a memristor computer capable of identifying Greek letters, reconstructing compressed images, and detecting cancers. Memristor definition

Your occasional storage digest, featuring AWS, hard drive sales, Red Hat and more

Start your week with some tasty storage snacks, including Amazon offering high-performance computing in its cloud, preliminary IDC disk drive ships for the second quarter, and Red...

FADU flash drives go fast, use less power

FADU Technology's NVMe SSDs go faster and use less power than competing drives thanks to hardware-accelerated controllers and a redesigned flash translation layer. Based...