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3D Xpoint memory: Faster-than-flash storage unveiled
Looks like it fits in-between RAM and SSDs. Yay for a third kind of storage!
memory  storage  technology 
july 2015 by andrewducker
Using Carbon Nanotubes for Non-Volatile Memory with DRAM Performance & Unlimited Endurance
Of course, we're regularly promised that this kind of thing is
"a couple of years away", but they seem to actually be at the mass
production stage now (if in small sizes).
nanotech  carbon  memory  computers  technology 
june 2015 by andrewducker
What Your Computer Does While You Wait
To put this into perspective, reading from L1 cache is like grabbing a piece of paper from your desk (3 seconds), L2 cache is picking up a book from a nearby shelf (14 seconds), and main system memory is taking a 4-minute walk down the hall to buy a Twix bar.
technology  speed  optimization  memory  performance  computers 
december 2008 by andrewducker

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