SanDisk presents InfiniFlash

SanDisk presents InfiniFlash

The US maker of various memory solutions SanDisk has surprised its customers with a new all-flash based storage system called InfiniFlash.

As it usually happens the name of a product says a lot about it and the InfiniFlash brand name is not far from this statement as well. The array is made of a bunch of flash memory modules in a 3U form factor and targets corporate and hypergiant applications. InfiniFlash offers the massive capacity of 512 TB (yes, you read that right – 512 TB) and is said to be four times more reliable than regular hard drive arrays while offering higher performance. In addition the cost per 1 GB is less than USD 1.

The InfiniFlash array consists of 64 flash memory modules, each one of them having 8 TB of capacity. The modules support hot swap and reach 780 000 IOPS. While working a module needs 750 watts of power and while idling it requires only 250 watts.

Obviously you won’t be able to put the InfiniFlash in your house due to cost and power consumption but just imagine the speed and capacity you would have in case you could own this array.

Source: SanDisk

Related posts

Lenovo initiates massive recall of faulty ThinkCentre desktops

Lenovo has initiated a massive recall of faulty ThinkCentre desktop computers that were sold between May 2010 and January 2012. According to the company these models come with a defective power supply that is fire-prone and may cause a fire at your home. The recall is voluntary, of...

TRENDnet outs 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter

TRENDnet rolls out a new wireless N USB adapter, which will come handy for those, who wants to upgrade their laptop and desktop connectivity with faster 450 Mbps speeds. TRENDnet claims that the new TEW-684UB device is the the world's first 450 Mbps Dual Band wireless USB adapter on the...

Chinese iPhone 6 Plus customers can now enlarge their pockets

Chinese iPhone 6 Plus customers can now enlarge their pockets

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have definitely become the best selling smartphones of summer/fall 2014. The devices have attracted the attention of millions of people around the world so not surprisingly they sold (and are still selling) like hotcakes. Unfortunately for many people the large...

Leave a comment