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ioSAN SSD

ioSAN SSD

Fusion-io has recently introduced the ioSAN, which is the world’s first networked enterprise Solid-State Drive (SSD). The new product makes it possible to extend the raw power of SSD across the network and can be deployed as networked, server-attached storage ...

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SanDisk Vaulter Disk

SanDisk Vaulter Disk

SanDisk recently unveiled the flash based Vaulter Disk – a device that enables faster launching and loading of software on laptops and on personal computers. SanDisk envisions the Vaulter as a unique data storage solution, a compromise between the full ...

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2007 Nobel Prize in Physics

2007 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the discovery of a revolutionary quantum mechanical effect that is used to store and retrieve data on hard disk drives in a way not possible before. The prize will be divided ...

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First 1 TB Hard Drive

First 1 TB Hard Drive

Hitachi unveiled the world’s largest consumer hard drive with a gigantic capacity of one Terabyte (1 TB), enough to hold 222 DVDs with room to spare. The 1 TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 is 33% larger then the previous line of ...

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2006 in Technology

In 2006, we covered numerous innovative technologies ranging from true 3D displays to robotic flying insects. We covered success stories, such as the Israeli ramjet rocket built by students and embarrassing moments such as Honda’s ASIMO robot’s fall in a ...

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Samsung’s Solid State Disk Drive

Samsung’s Solid State Disk Drive

In May 2006, Samsung was the first to come out with a consumer 32 GB flash-based solid state drive for mobile PCs, opening up the category for other solid state drive manufacturers. This article explores the solid state drive technology ...

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Samsung’s Hybrid Hard Drive Exposed

Samsung’s Hybrid Hard Drive Exposed

Samsung is preparing to release a new Flash memory-assisted computer hard drive that boasts improved performance, reduced energy consumption, a faster boot time, and better reliability. The new hybrid hard drive will be released around the same time as the ...

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Saving Your Life on a Hard Drive

If humans may be viewed as the sum total of their memories, then at our doorstep may be a life changing revolution: the ability to store one’s entire life experiences on an accessible and easily searchable file. In this article, ...

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