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SanDisk Announces Release of the ULLtraDIMM SSD

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that its ULLtraDIMM Solid State Drive (SSD), the industry's first enterprise-class, ultra-low latency, memory channel storage solution, is now shipping for qualification with select enterprise servers. The addition of flash technology on the DRAM memory channel expands the growing penetration of flash storage technology in enterprise data centers, and complements SanDisk's existing flash-based server hardware and software storage solutions.

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That name is ... it's terrible. ULLtraDIMM. Ull is wool in swedish. WoolDumb.
 

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2 questions...

1. Where can i get a quad channel kit in hong kong?

2. How much?

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Bollocks, just read that it will be used by IBM, guess nothing for the commercial market anytime soon
 

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That name is ... it's terrible. ULLtraDIMM. Ull is wool in swedish. WoolDumb.
It sounds like a Thun from Skyrim. If you are Dhovakin and can say ULLtraDIMM in dragonspeech, you will commence the great reproduction of DDR4 RAM for no cost, PCB's will rain down upon the greybeards, and the partay of Mondas of the year of the third emporer will begin.

DhovaDIMM.

EDIT: I laughed so hard, I think I just sh!t my pants.
 
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How does this even work? Would it need some kind of special motherboard or bios?
 
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I'm wondering the same thing. I mean, sticking SSD into DIMM slots that are otherwise dedicated to RAM. I don't quite get it...
 

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I'm wondering the same thing. I mean, sticking SSD into DIMM slots that are otherwise dedicated to RAM. I don't quite get it...
Businesses that use huge, massive databases. They don't require a great deal of RAM, however access to databases by thousands of users could be greatly improved on a server where the storage is in such a low latency area as a DIMM slot. Fill up a typical server with these a just a few dozen GB's of RAM and you have yourself a lightning fast database, at least until business hours start.
 
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It sounds like a RAMDisk, but permanent and with hardware not software. Depending on the price, it could be very usefull stuff.