Sun introduces new Flash-based SSDs

Posted by Bill Bradford on Mar 11, 2009

Sun has introduced new Flash-based solid state disks (SSDs) built around Intel technology. The new disks are available on Sun Blade, CMT, and 64 servers and storage systems.

The SSDs are available in a capacity of 32G and use Single-Level Cell (SLC) NAND Flash memory. Form factor is the industry-standard 2.5″, and sequential I/O performance is up to 250M/sec for reads and 170M/sec for writes.

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