Memory and Storage Technical Series

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The information on this page 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

Read 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 this paper, 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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Achieve Predictable Low Latency

Intel® Optane™ technology SSDs deliver more reliable performance through highly predictable access latency.

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Tech Talks From Intel’s Experts

Short, but deep. Technical topics explained by Intel Fellows and Senior Principal Engineers.

The Advantages of Floating Gate Technology

Intel's 3D NAND technology uses a floating gate technology, creating a data-centric design for high reliability and good user experience.

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Areal Density is Key to Intel® 3D NAND SSD Technology

In combination with Intel's floating gate technology, Intel's use of areal density is setting new standards in Intel® 3D NAND SSD technology.

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More Than Just Memory: Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory offers one of the highest levels of integration found on a DIMM form factor creating a full system on a module.

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Explaining the Different Memory Types

This video walks through the three types of memory and how they're different. The architecture of those three put together determines the memory.

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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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