Research and Markets: NAND Speeds up the PC Hard Drive Report is Available Now.
Most market participants are puzzled at the outlook for hybrid hard drives and Intel's Turbo Memory technology. These approaches are new, and they could meet with challenges, but so could another market: solid state drives, which is intertwined with these two. This report carefully dissects the market for NAND HDD caches and explains who will win, who will lose, and what strategies will work best. It explains:
1. What the technology is.
2. What its failings are.
3. How it will play out against SSDs and HDDs.
4. Who are the key proponents and what their impact is.
5. Why interested parties should watch this market.
Introduction: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
About Disk Caching
Is this Really a New Idea?
Why Is this Happening Today Rather than Five Years Ago?
Why the Change from Existing Technology?
The Critical Role of Software
What Disk Caching Brings to the Party
What Are the Alternative Technologies?
HDD and SSD
Hybrid Hard Drives
Intel's Turbo Memory/NAND on the Motherboard
How Disk Caching Works
Why Write Caching Has Not Been Used Until Now
How NAND Suddenly Became Attractive
Potential Pitfalls With Write Endurance
An Introduction to NAND Wear
How Wear-Leveling Approaches the Problem
Ramifications for the User
Likely User Perceptions of NAND Wear
The Key Players
Microsoft - The Prime Mover
Samsung - The Early Adopter
Other HDD Makers?Reluctant Followers
Intel - A Fresh Approach
Issues: Separating Hybrids from Turbo Memory
Density and Cost Trends for Each Technology
Comparing Costs: HDD vs. NAND
How Capacity Concerns Determine Which Storage to Use
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For more information, visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c64196
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|Date:||Jul 30, 2007|
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