Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Latest storage announcements: High density and Solid State

Seagate Develops World's Highest Density Mobile Hard Drive Technology. Press release. September 01, 2015.
     Seagate has announced  a major milestone in disk density with a new hard disk that can offer up to 2TB of capacity in a 2.5-inch, 7mm Hard Drive. Seagate is also examining a hybrid format as well.

Samsung 16TB SSD is the World’s Largest Hard Drive. Michael Zhang. PetaPixel. August 15, 2015.
     Samsung showed the largest capacity hard drive, a 2.5-inch solid state drive that can hold 16TB (15.36TB, to be exact), which is estimated to cost $7,000. Samsung put 48 of these drives in a server for a total storage capacity of 768 terabytes.

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