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2009-06-02 14:02:00

Storage Class Memories will be the most efficient technology to relieve I/O bottlenecks MONTEREY and SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's data centers, many server's processors are underutilized resulting from I/O bottlenecks between main memory and disk. To overcome this issue the industry is looking for faster storage and more efficient memory architectures. To date, the most practical solution has been to use NAND in the form of cache and SSDs, which has resulted in...

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2010-09-27 16:50:16

Random access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that takes the form of integrated circuits in order to allow stored data to be accessed in any order. Random refers to the idea that any piece of data can be restored in a constant time, regardless of its physical location and whether or not it is related to the prior piece of data. The word RAM is often associated with unstable types of memory where the information is lost after the power is switched off. Magnetic core memory...

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