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SanDisk Introduces Extreme FFS, Promises Faster Solid State Drives Next Year

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SanDisk Corporation today unveiled an advanced flash file system for solid-state drives (SSDs) that yields dramatic improvement in performance and reliability for computing applications. Called ExtremeFFS, this next-generation patented flash management system – which has the potential to accelerate random write speeds by up to 100 times over existing systems – will ship in SanDisk products during 2009. Speaking in Los Angeles at WinHEC 2008, Rich Heye, senior vice president and general manager for SanDisk’s Solid-State Drive (SSD) Business Unit, presented ExtremeFFS along with two metrics – vRPM and LDE – that can help end-users evaluate SSDs. vRPM enables comparisons in performance between an SSD and a hard disk drive (HDD) or another SSD, and LDE calculates the lifespan of a solid-state drive.


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What a name choice! :laugh:
:roll: The SanDisk Extreme For F**k Sake :roll:
 
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thats some persuasive marketing right there
 

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Enter Extreme FFS! :laugh:
 
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Acronyms are stupid!!!!

In 1994 SanDisk introduced TrueFFS, which has been the leading flash file system for major mobile handset vendors.
True FFS....
 

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"are you on an IDE drive?"
"no, its SSD FFS!"


jokes aside, i'm glad these guys are taking it seriously. a new file system, performance ratings... i'm glad someones doing this, as we needed it pretty badly.