Western Digital bury the hatchet |
|Editor:- December 13, 2017 - Toshiba and Western Digital
a global settlement agreement to resolve their ongoing disputes in litigation
and arbitration, strengthen and extend their relationship, and enhance the
mutual commitment to their ongoing flash memory collaboration.
The parties' agreement to resolve all outstanding disputes ensures
that all parties are aligned on Toshiba's sale of TMC to K.K. Pangea, a special
purpose acquisition company formed and controlled by a consortium led by Bain
Capital Private Equity, LP ("Bain Capital").
slicing Toshiba's SSD beauty pageant |
its fastest ever SAS and NVMe SSDs|
|Editor:- December 6, 2016 - Western Digital
it is sampling faster new models in its range of enterprise SSDs.
WDC says that these are the fastest NVMe PCIe
SSDs and SAS SSDs which they have offered to date.
- For the SAS SSD
market - the (2.5" 12Gbps)
is available in 2
- 3 DWPD - capacity
upto 3.2TB, and 154K mixed random R/W 4K byte
- 1 DWPD - capacity upto 7.68TB.
prototype RapidIO DRAM controller|
|Editor:- November 17, 2016 - Western Digital
today said in a
it will show a prototype memory controller aimed at big data which uses
RapidIO as the interconnect at .|
new approach to incorporating SCM into the memory hierarchy can potentially
provide the flexibility to deploy ultra-low latency, coherent SCM across
high-performance computing and hyperscale environments, without disrupting
compatibility with the existing infrastructure, scaling up to petabytes of data
generated by applications and analytics in the age of "Big Data". ...read
Editor's comments:- The first mention of RapidIO
here on was in
March 2005 .
More recently in May
2014 - I drew attention to a blog -
You Really Know RapidIO? - by Eric Esteve , founder of
who said - "Maybe
it's time for the server/storage industry to give a second chance for the
|2.5" NVME PCIe SSDs|
trust SSD market data?
who's been buying SSD
a winter's tale
of SSD market influences
ideas which emerged and clarified in 2016
enterprise SSD companies have no good reasons to survive
EMC... can you take these AFA startups seriously?