PCI etc Extracts from
disclosed that in the 1st 3 weeks of January pageviews for
PCIe SSDs had
overtaken 1.8" SSDs,
and 3.5" SSDs
too, placing them at #2 in search destination popularity behind
StorageSearch.com disclosed that PCIe
SSDs had risen into the top 10 subjects viewed by readers in November.
Violin Memory announced
availability of a new 1010 Memory Appliance - a fast 4TB SLC flash SSD in a
2U rackmount. Its patent pending non blocking architecture delivers over 200K
random Read IOPS and 100K random Write IOPS (4K block). Interface options
Fibre Channel and
demonstrated prototypes of fast PCIe flash SSDs with 800MB/s throughput, and
hinted that it might demonstrate 1GB/s SSDs soon.
entered the SSD market with its LeanSTOR - an AMC form factor SSD module for
the AdvancedTCA market.
Other AMC/ PMC SSD oems include:-
Aitech Defense Systems,
Micro Memory and
the ioSAN - a 10GbE or Infiniband
attached flash SSD on PCIe form factor which will ship in 2009.
Violin Memory said it had
delivered 1 million IOPS on a single interface port (a world record) using the
latest version of its Violin 1010 memory appliance. - Violin also said that its
new technology would deliver 100K write IOPS on a flash SSD version of their
product (which hasn't been announced yet.)
Fusion-io added RAID
protection to the flash memory array in its Fusion-io PCIe SSD and improved R/W
Fusion-io said it's
adapting its flash SSDs to provide acceleration in HP's BladeSystem servers.
STORAGEsearch.com disclosed that the
new PCIe SSD page (this page) appeared in the
top 20 subjects viewed
by readers in May.
STEC launched a PCIe mini
card form SSD with 32GB capacity and 55MBps / 25MBps R/W speeds.
published a new separate directory of
PCIe, PCI & cPCI SSDs
Fusion-io announced it
had secured $19 million funding for its ioDrive - a PCIe compatible flash
RunCore launched the
E-drive, a PCIe SSD
with upto 256GB capacity and R/W speed upto 400MB/s or 200MB/s respectively.
SanDisk launched a PCIe
compatible 16G flash SSD.
launched what it called a "low cost large capacity SSD" platform. It's
a PCI card that can be installed with 4 Compact Flash cards with inbuilt