OCZ is ready to mass produce it’s PCI-e SSDs with field replaceable MLC NAND flash modules.
This makes the MLC versus SLC debate a bit moot if you can just replace the NAND when it wears out like a bad disk. Did I mention that it has 8 separate Indlinx controllers, up to 2TBs of space, and has peak transfer rates of 1.4GB/s for reads and writes (that’s gigabytes not gigabits)? I can’t imagine what will happen with a Sandforce controller version of one of these monsters.
This is some seriously interesting temporary storage for a virtualization cluster that needs some fast DAS. With 2 TB, you could carve up 87 gigabytes for 23 VMs on a 24-core virtualization box. That’s mighty interesting.
Fluke Roadshow May 2017 - Mobile, Wireless, & Cloud applied to Facility Instrumentation - A couple of years I stopped by the Fluke Booth at a trade show in Charlotte, NC. Talking to one of the booth staff I asked him where he was from. He said...
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