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QLC NAND – What can we expect from the technology?

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Posted on November 07, 2018 at 08:12 AM

Since NAND flash storage was first introduced into enterprise computing, we’ve seen a rapid explosion in the types and capabilities of flash products that can now be deployed in servers, HCI solutions and storage arrays.  QLC NAND is the next evolution of cost reducing, space increasing flash technology.  What is it and what can we […]

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What are TBW (Terabytes Written) and DWPD (Device Writes Per Day)?

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Posted on April 29, 2018 at 08:00 AM

TBW is an acronym for  Terabytes Written and DWPD is an acronym for Device Writes Per Day.  Both are measures of the endurance of flash storage. Conflating Reliability and Endurance in SSDs What is the Technology Behind Samsung Z-NAND? Flash storage has a limit on the number of write (or specifically program/erase) cycles that can […]

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