Memory and Storage Technical Series

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This technical series is intended to help system architects, engineers, and IT administrators better understand the limitations of traditional memory and storage options, how those limitations lead to performance and capacity gaps in your data center, and finally how Intel® Optane™ technology is helping to fill those gaps with a new industry-disrupting architecture.

Memory and Storage Technical Series

Read the entire collection of articles written by Intel Fellow Frank Hady, Ph.D.

Restoring the Balance Between Bandwidth and Latency

More than 10 years after NAND SSDs were introduced, Intel® Optane™ SSDs significantly decrease latency for storage, offering a balance between bandwidth and latency allowing the processor to get to more of its data faster.

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Faster Access to More Data

In the second paper of this series, we deepen our exploration of drastically reduced latency to data at the memory, device, and computing system level.

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Intel® Optane™ Technology Delivers New Levels of Endurance

This paper discusses endurance issues and properties of NAND SSDs and traditional memory, and it shows how Intel® Optane™ media can overcome those issues when used in either Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs or Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory modules.

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About the Author: Frank Hady

Frank Hady is an Intel Fellow and the Chief Optane Systems Architect in Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG). He leads research and definition of Intel® Optane™ technology products and their integration into the computing system.

Frank has:

  • Served as Intel’s lead platform I/O architect
  • Delivered research foundational to Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT)
  • Authored or co-authored 30 published papers on networking, storage, and I/O innovation
  • More than 30 U.S. patents
  • Degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Virginia and a Ph.D. from University of Maryland

Intel Memory and Storage Technology

The Future of Data Storage Technology

The data explosion demands improved storage solutions that reach beyond traditional storage technologies to deliver significantly greater capacity, responsiveness, and efficiency.

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Intel® Optane™ Technology for Data Centers

New breakthrough in non-volatile memory technology enables memory-like performance at storage-like capacity and cost.

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