IBM uses decades-old trick to cram 11TB onto 5TB SSD

IBM uses decades-old trick to cram 11TB onto 5TB SSD

After Samsung’s SmartSSD, it’s IBM flip to disclose that it’s engaged on an enterprise storage resolution based mostly by itself proprietary expertise. It’s known as FlashCore Module 2 (or FCM2) and marries some very outdated ideas (as outdated as computing itself) with some leading edge options in an SSD.

The latter comes within the form of Everspin’s magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM), which gives an inherently non-volatile write cache that’s as quick as system reminiscence present in smartphones or computer systems.

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