Thursday, January 22, 2009

Smart Flash Disks

Flash disks are now available from Sun for data centers which have smart capabilities built into it. Flash drives are upto 100 times faster than conventional hard disks and dissipate much less heat. So you need to consider them as a viable option for your data center storage solutions.

Research has been done and algorithms developed to store data with the frequency of usage in these storage drives to give very less latency.

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