NAND, DRAM, SAS/SCSI and SATA/AHCI: Not Dead, Yet

Post by Greg Schulz (thank you)

Manufacturers are coming out with new non-volatile memory (NVM) media like 3D XPoint. Does that mean that DRAM and other NVM media such as NAND flash are now dead?

Do new NVM storage access protocols such as NVM Express (NVMe) mean SCSI/SAS and AHCI/SATA are now dead?

My simple answer is no, they all have bright futures.

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Buying Guide for Enterprise Hard Drives

Post by Drew Robb (thank you)

With all the excitement around solid state drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs) just haven’t been getting much attention. So here are some of the latest products available from HDD OEMs.

Toshiba Storage

Earlier in March, Toshiba debuted the AL13SX Series enterprise hard disk drives (HDD).

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