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A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

Digital data storage solutions were a hot topic at the CeBIT this year. As storage capacities threaten to fly through the roof, many companies are striving to stand out in the crowd by developing more efficient cooling systems and decreasing ...

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Laser Hard Drives on the Horizon

Researchers from the Netherlands and Japan have succeeded in flipping the value of a magnetic memory bit without any external magnetic field interference. Instead, they flashed a very short pulse of circularly-polarized laser light at it. This method is about ...

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Mempile – Terabyte on a CD

Mempile – Terabyte on a CD

Revolutionary new optical-storage technology currently under development will allow the equivalent of 250,000 high-quality MP3s or more than 115 DVD-quality movies and about 40 HD movies on a single CD-size medium. At 200 layers a disc, future versions of the ...

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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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The Dawn of Holographic Media

The Dawn of Holographic Media

By the end of this year the first holographic media products will reach the commercial market. Boasting capacities of up to 300 GB, as well as ultra fast access time, these products are poised to revolutionize the IT archive and ...

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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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