There is nothing that stops Samsung it seems. Now they have managed to release a 8TB SSD. On this disk you can store 8 TERABYTE! That is a huge amount of data. Just remember that for just a few years back 1TB was the barrier and even before that even less. Samsung, which is one of the world leaders in delivering advanced memory technology. Got something todally new today. Samsung announced that it has launched the industry’s highest capacity NVMe solid state drive. The name is SSD which stands for Solid State Disk and is based on the incredibly small Next-generation Small Form Factor. An eight-terabyte (TB) NF1** SSD. The new 8TB NVMe NF1 SSD has been optimized for data-intensive analytics and virtualization applications in next-generation data centers and enterprise server systems.
SSD introduced AmigaOS Speed on all Operating Systems
When Amiga 1200 came out in 1992. It was the fastest home computer in usage together with Amiga 4000 at that time. The PC hardware did better and better at that time, but no other operating system than AmigaOS could actually boot into a full GUI desktop in less than 5 seconds at that time. In fact, when I installed AmigaOS for the first time onto my Amiga 1200 I got shock. It took AmigaOS exactly 2 seconds to boot after installing AmigaOS 3.0. Now, the times has changed. Windows 2000 came finally from Microsoft and Apple released MacOSX. With the PC manufactures creating better Hard Drive options. AmigaOS got caught year by year. But it wasn’t until when SSD came that Windows and MacOSX got at the level of AmigaOS in speed.
Samsung has been a long time living leader in productions of Hard Drives. SCSI was at a time fast, then faster IDE controllers, SATA IDE and now SSD is the high tech storage medium to have. The step from spinning disks to memalike huge storage capacity disks have revolutionized the usage of any modern operating system. Now Windows and MacOSX can be said to have reached AmigaOS in speeds and that is a reason why Everyone love Samsung’s dedication in giving people more and faster storage alternatives. Kudos!
Samsung is taking efficiency in data centers to New heights with 8TB SSD storage possiblity
“By introducing the first NF1 NVMe SSD, Samsung is taking the investment efficiency in data centers to new heights,” said Sewon Chun, senior vice president of Memory Marketing at Samsung Electronics.
“We will continue to lead the trend toward enabling ultra-high density data centers and enterprise systems by delivering storage solutions with unparalleled performance and density levels.”
The new SSD is built with 16 of Samsung’s 512-gigabyte (GB) NAND packages can be read in their latest news release here. Also revealed in it is that each is stacked in 16 layers of 256 gigabit (Gb) 3-bit V-NAND chips, achieving an 8TB SSD density in an ultra-small footprint of 11cm x 3.05cm. This is twice the capacity offered by the M.2 NVMe SSD (11cm x 2.2cm) commonly used in hyper-scale server designs and ultra-slim laptops. The NF1 SSD is expected to quickly and easily replace conventional 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs by enabling up to three times the system density in existing server infrastructure, allowing for an unprecedented 576TB of storage space in the latest 2U rack servers.
Brand new high-performance controller introduced
The NF1 SSD features a brand new, high-performance controller that supports the NVMe 1.3 protocol and PCIe 4.0 interface, delivering sequential read speeds of 3,100 megabytes per second (MB/s) and write speeds of 2,000MB/s. These speeds are more than five times and three times that of a typical SATA SSD, respectively. Random speeds come in at 500,000 IOPS for read operations and 50,000 IOPS for writes. Utilizing the new NF1 storage solution, an enterprise server system can perform over one million IOPS in a 2U rack space, significantly enhancing the return on investment for next-generation large-scale data centers. The SSD also includes a 12GB LPDDR4 DRAM to enable faster and more energy-efficient data processing.
To ensure long-term data reliability, the NF1 NVMe SSD has been designed with an endurance level of 1.3 drive write per day (DWPD), which guarantees writing an entire 8TB of data 1.3 times a day over its three-year warranty period.
Samsung plans to accompany its 256Gb 3-bit V-NAND-based SSD with a 512Gb version in the second half of this year to accommodate even faster processing for big data applications, while also accelerating the growth in next-generation enterprise and mid-market data centers.
So, now the servers around the world can store even more with this 8TB SSD upgrade. Remember that Distrita also revealed to you that anything you upload to the net is never in a cloud. They are stored on one of thousands servers that can coup with the humongous of traffic. Everything you upload is stored somewhere.
Source: samsung newsroom