Cactus Technologies just published the Solid State Drive 101 EBook, which is comprised of 30 pages of in depth information which clearly illustrates and details basic to more advanced features of Solid State Drives. It is complementary and requires no registration or payment for download.
Austin, TX, March 2, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Cactus Technologies just published the Solid State Drive 101 EBook, which is comprised of 30 pages of in depth information which clearly illustrates and details basic to more advanced features of Solid State Drives.
Steve Larrivee, Cactus VP Sales & Marketing, said, “The SSD EBook is a great primer for students, engineers or anyone who wants a better understanding of SSD and their differences. Best of all, no registration or payment is required to download.”
The EBook describes solid state drives from the basic NAND cell and architecture to controller architecture and functions. This free SSD resource is broken into 13 different sections as depicted below.
· The Basic NAND Flash Cell
· SLC, MLC and TLC NAND Flash
SSD NAND Architecture:
· NAND Strings and Arrays
· NAND Pages & Blocks
· NAND Planes and Die
· NAND Component Packaging
SSD Controller Architecture:
· Basic Controller Overview
· Controller Channels and Banks
· Controller Block Diagram
SSD Controller Functions:
· SSD Controller Wear Leveling
· SSD Controller Garbage Collection
· SSD Controller TRIM Command
· SSD Controller Over-Provisioning
For over 10 years, Cactus Technologies has been supporting OEMs Worldwide with the highest reliability Industrial Embedded Flash Storage Products using industry leading controller technology and industrial strength flash memory.
Our Industrial products enable OEM’s systems to operate without a fault in the harshest and most mission critical environments. In addition, Cactus offers Commercial Grade embedded products based on MLC NAND, which have Locked-BOM and Extended Life Cycles for budget limited applications.
1 MByte = 1 million bytes; 1 GByte = 1 billion bytes; 1Gbit = 1 billion bits.
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