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Samsung First to Begin Shipping 40nm-class, 32-Gigabyte Memory Module for Servers

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has begun shipping samples of the industry’s highest-density memory module for server systems. The 32 gigabyte (GB) module has been designed for use in advanced servers, which require high-density and high-performance features at low-power consumption levels.

According to Soo-In Cho, president and general manager of Samsung Electronics Memory Division, “Samsung continues to set the pace in advanced memory for high-end server applications by offering 40nm-class 32GB memory modules to reach previously unattainable levels of system capacity.In just 10 months, Samsung has now secured the best competitive advantage with the broadest portfolio of 40nm-class DDR3 based memory solutions in the industry since the 40nm-class DRAM was first produced last July."

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64 GB dual-channel kit, alright!
 
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That's epic, if only my motherboard could support dimms that capacity...triple-channel 96GB of ram...That's more than my SSD raid array's capacity!
 
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32GB per stick?!!! Wow, guess it's time to put on the 2010 glasses and confirm we live in the future.

2TB of ram, who would have thunk it? Also, what does one do with 2TB of ram? What server would need that much random access?
 

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32GB per stick?!!! Wow, guess it's time to put on the 2010 glasses and confirm we live in the future.

2TB of ram, who would have thunk it? Also, what does one do with 2TB of ram? What server would need that much random access?
One which is running tons of virtual servers and serving tons of clients.
 
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Just curious then, how much memory is suggested for a virtual server? 4-8GB?
 
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Just curious then, how much memory is suggested for a virtual server? 4-8GB?
depends on the os/config/application...
it could be as small as under a gig, or bigger than 8 - the majority i would think lie somewhere in between.
 

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Just curious then, how much memory is suggested for a virtual server? 4-8GB?
Any amount to suit the customer's needs.
 
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64 GB dual-channel kit, alright!
And the pricing is not in euro. It's in a liver and kidney value. 64GB kit is starting at 1 liver and 4 kidneys price tag... :D
 
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Just curious then, how much memory is suggested for a virtual server? 4-8GB?
Pffttt... there's 8GB in my home machine ;)

Built a pair of servers for VM and other purposes at my last job. Both were Xeon 5520 (single) with 12GB (3 x 4GB). Each ran a number of 2-core 1GB/2GB VM servers, except for Exchange 2007 which likes a little more at 3GB.

Plan was to eventually phase out the older servers and run on only those two, adding a second CPU and 12GB if needed.

With desktop visualization the goal is to fit as many user machine instances on each box. 2P/12-slot board hold 48GB easily/cheaply and two Xeon 55xx could handle the load of 4 dozen VM's easily.

Many companies have various user needs so it's never as easy as "I have x users" though. I just know my users/their usage.
 
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OMG, any idea about latency
 
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And the pricing is not in euro. It's in a liver and kidney value. 64GB kit is starting at 1 liver and 4 kidneys price tag... :D
Is it ok if we get are liver and kidney's from orphan's? they don't need them

But dang i want 64gb dual channel now!!
 
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What's the percent of the yields on those modules?? I'm guessing, by the price, timings and freq, not to big...