CES: The Embedded Storage Perspective

Steve Ballmer did a nice job kicking off the keynotes on Monday night with an impassioned presentation about Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Xbox 360, but when it ended I found myself wondering why he didn't talk about any other Microsoft products. Windows phone looks pretty slick though, and I'm assuming it will run on eMMC flash for data storage. Next year Microsoft will be passing the baton to someone else for their traditional opening keynote and will not be back - not sure what (if anything) that means. We'll also have to wait and see if Ryan Seacrest will be invited back. 

Sony announced a new flash memory card promising even faster performance, which goes to show users are still looking for faster flash-based devices and manufacturers are paying attention. One of the guys in the Sony booth also mentioned a flash card that can read up to1 GB/second that is coming soon. He didn't have any samples available, but he sure enjoyed telling me about it.

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Storage Visions Awards

Last week we attended Storage Visions, a show adjacent to CES that focuses on data storage solutions. This year's theme was Heavy Storage for thin Clients. We were honored to be a finalist for the Storage Visions award "New Enabling Consumer Storage Technology," for the Datalight Reliance Nitro fault-tolerant file system. Although we didn't get to take home the trophy, we wanted to congratulate our partner, Micron, for winning the award with their Real SSD C400 Self Encrypting Drive.

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The Next Generation File System for Windows

Microsoft has a new file system but how does it compare to Reliance Nitro?
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Software Perspective on eMMC

We here at Datalight are seeing a lot of interest in this weeks "Software Perspective on eMMC" presentation, across a broad spectrum. This is apparently a pretty hot topic! Our recnet webinar went really well and attracted many attendees. We hope you enjoyed the presentation! Thanks everyone! 

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Nonvolatile Memory Interfaces on Pace with Data Volume

This article entitled Advances in Nonvolatile Memory Interfaces Keep Pace with the Data Volume, recently published in RTC Magazine, gives a nice overview of maintaining performance on newer technologies.  

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EZ NAND compared to eMMC

A recent article by Doug Wong compared performance characteristics of eMMC and ONFI specification EZ-NAND, specifically Toshiba's SmartNAND. Read our thoughts in this post.
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Transactional File System :: Explained!

Just in case you've ever wondered what we mean when we say Reliance Nitro is a "transactional file system," or how it differs from FAT or ExFAT, have I got the video for you.
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Flash Memory Summit Follow Up and ClearNAND Support

At this year's Flash Memory Summit, SSD and PCI-e memory card solutions ruled.
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Much Ado About eMMC

Lately you may have noticed a lot of talk about eMMC on our blog and website. If so you may be thinking, "Why is Datalight so excited about eMMC?" Here are 5 top reasons we're jumping on the eMMC bandwagon.
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Datalight Outperforms Other Linux Flash File Systems

It's always gratifying when you run benchmarks and discover your product actually does outperform the competition. Months and months of development effort went in to making Reliance Nitro and FlashFX Tera run flawlessly in an open source environment.
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