Welcome 2016! And welcome to a new memory tier: 3D XPoint! I hope it is here to stay. But first a disclaimer: whatever we know about the new technology is sketchy at best. However, as per the marketing material provided by Intel and Micron, it is clear that 3D XPoint is here (sampling in 2016) and is targeted at the gap between DRAM and NAND.Read more
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Since we are talking “today” we’ll restrict ourselves to solid-state media: NAND flash. For hard disk drives it is well known that performance is determined by rotational latency and the seek times. If we break down the layers in an I/O path the following appear...Read more