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By Garry Kranz ,Marc Staimer Evaluate Jun 02, 2015

Pros and cons of memory channel storage

Memory channel storage is a relatively new technology that allows storage professionals to overcome some of the most limiting storage bottlenecks. Although flash storage is often heralded as providing far greater ... Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Jul 29, 2015

Intel, Micron Technology preview 3D XPoint memory storage

Micron Technology and Intel prepare 3D XPoint memory that approaches DRAM speed for a lower price and delivers persistent storage. Continue Reading


By Caroline Donnelly Jul 29, 2015

3D XPoint memory chips ‘1,000 times faster than NAND’

Intel and Micron say new 3D chip technology is biggest breakthrough in memory technology in nearly 30 years Continue Reading


By Sander Van Vugt Manage Nov 25, 2014

Memory swap strategies for KVM

Squeeze more KVM virtual machines onto your physical servers by implementing these memory swap strategies. Continue Reading


By Antony Adshead Jul 14, 2015

Arvato rejects big six suppliers for Violin Memory all-flash storage

IT outsourced services company Arvato boosts IOPS for database-heavy customer operations with Violin Memory 6000 series all-flash arrays Continue Reading


By George Lawton Problem Solve Jan 30, 2015

How to optimize memory for AWS database applications

Taking advantage of SSD technologies for database applications can be challenging. Here are a few tips for dealing with AWS applications. Continue Reading


By Craig S. Mullins Evaluate Jun 11, 2015

Which in-memory DBMS best fits your company's needs?

Database expert Craig S. Mullins examines some top in-memory DBMS software offerings to help you determine which is the best fit for your organization. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Mar 10, 2015

Rowhammer takes a big swing at DRAM memory security

Google's Project Zero has detailed a new proof-of-concept exploiting the "rowhammer" DRAM flaw to allow for root access on various operating systems. Continue Reading


Sep 02, 2014

Memory corruption attacks

Lack of diversity in software and operating systems over many years has left a large number of computers vulnerable to memory program attacks. A diversified and replicated execution system promises to provide ... Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate May 20, 2015

How much memory do my Windows 8 desktops really need?

It can be tough to know how much memory Windows 8 and 8.1 desktops need before they're actually in use, but the Windows Task Manager can help you see memory usage. Continue Reading