Server Memory

Nvidia Rolls Out Kepler-based Quadro Workstation Cards

January 4, 2017

Nvidia announced it first desktop workstation graphics card based on the Kepler GPU architecture. The Quadro K5000 features 4 GB of ECC GPU memory with 173GB/s of bandwidth, 1536 CUDA cores, two dual-link DVI and two DisplayPort 1.2 ports supporting up to four displays off of a single card. The card is specified to produce […]

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LDPC Read Channel for Enterprise Storage Doubles Performance

January 4, 2017

LDPC Read Channel for Enterprise Storage Doubles Performance eASIC Corporation and Proton Digital Systems announced recently the immediate availability of an LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) NAND Flash read channel for enterprise storage applications. Thanks to this new read channel, enterprise storage vendors can now double the throughput performance at nearly half the power consumption […]

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Anticipating Demand, Samsung Speeds Up Production of DDR4

January 4, 2017

Samsung Electronics is accelerating production ramp up of DDR4 memory, the company announced on Tuesday, anticipating strong market demand for these modules, and the upcoming arrival of the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family.   “Samsung’s DDR4 memory provides significant benefits to server manufacturers including lower power consumption, reliability and improved system performance […]

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Crossbar Closing in on Terabyte Storage-on-a-Chip

January 4, 2017

Trying to stay one step ahead of the growing computing challenges of the present is a constant battle for many companies. Perhaps most important to the struggle is access to new forms of storage and memory technology. Crossbar, a California start-up specializing in non-volatile RRAM (resistive random access memory) technology, has announced a 1MB 3D […]

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Micron Acquires Remainder Of Inotera For $3.2 Billion

January 4, 2017

Micron announced it is acquiring the remaining 77 percent of Inotera in a deal valued at $3.2 billion (net of Inotera cash and debt) that equates to approximately $0.92 per share. Micron currently owns 33 percent of Inotera, and the two companies have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since 2008.  Micron already purchased 100 percent of […]

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SanDisk Flash Storage Plugs Directly Into Memory Channel

January 4, 2017

SanDisk Corporation’s ULLtraDIMM Solid State Drive (SSD) is designed to minimize performance gaps between storage and the CPU by attaching flash storage directly to the CPU through the memory channel by using available DIMM slots. SanDisk announced yesterday it is shipping the ULLtraDIMM SSDs for qualification with select enterprise servers. Via the memory channel, the […]

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Hybrid Memory Cube Gets Gen2 Spec; Data Rates Double

January 4, 2017

The Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium (HMCC) announced the next generation of specifications for the Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) that could effectively double data rate speeds over the existing HMC 1.0 specification. The second generation draft specifications for HMC 2.0 have been released by the consortium for review by HMCC’s ecosystem of adopters. As higher numbers […]

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Fusion ioMemory Optimized for SQL Server 2014

January 4, 2017

Fusion-io announced on Wednesday that the Fusion ioMemory platform is now optimized for SQL Server 2014. The updated platform promises to deliver up to four times the improvement in transactions per second and a significant reduction in data latencies. “SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP (online transaction processing) combined with the Fusion-io cut through architecture drives […]

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Crossbar Advances Resistive RAM Tech

January 4, 2017

Crossbar, a startup focused on non-volatile memory, disclosed what the company describes as a “breakthrough in their development of resistive RAM.” “We just put reading of memory blocks on steroids,” Sundar Narayanan, Crossbar’s vice president of technology, told Tom’s IT Pro. He credited the new controller at the heart of the new system with increasing […]

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Innodisk Launches 16 GB DDR4 Modules For Embedded Systems And Servers

January 4, 2017

Innodisk announced the availability of a 16 GB DDR4 module designed for use in servers and embedded systems. The new specification adds capacity to those devices that have a need for high speed memory access in a limited space. The new DDR4 modules run at 2133 MHz and come in a variety of formats, including […]

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