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Monday, November 20, 2006

Here Comes the Fastest Storage in the World

RamSan-400According to this article on techworld.com, a company named TMS has recently produced an SSD storage device that works around 600 times faster than a regular disk drive.

A RamSan drive has an access time of 15 microseconds, 250 times faster than a hard disk drive. A good hard disk drive provides 250-300 random I/O's per second. InfiniBand-based RamSan drives offer up to 50,000 random IOPS per single-ported controller, 200,000 random IOPS with four controllers.

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TMS official press release:
Texas Memory Systems Introduces First Solid State Disk for InfiniBand


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