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Viking Modular Delivers Record Server Performance with Next-Gen SATADIMM SSD

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price?
 
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I saw these a couple weeks ago, no prices either but if I remember right the sizes ranged from 25Gb up to 400Gb and they showed a some installed alongside regular modules to show clearances. I'll see if I can find the post. Here it is
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http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3941/viking_modular_satadimm_200gb_ssd_review/index.html
 
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WTH? It's an SSD that uses your ram slots for power? o_O
 

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well 25gb in a dimm well that does offer what up to 20/gb a second on DDR3, i guess you could say it removes the sata limitation allowing faster data transfers lower access times and better Performance in terms of IOPS
 
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it uses sata for data transfer only draw power from dimm. there is plans for hybrid ram in afew years.
 

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ah never mind then thats fail, should be using the Dimm for data transfer otherwise this is just completely worthless.
 
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yeah can't see anyone building an enterprise server giving up a ram slot for a hard disk. sas is working fine for now.
 

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brilliant for ultra tiny machines that have no room for a hard drive.


one example could be a really high end tablet PC, or portable military laptops or something.
 

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one example could be a really high end tablet PC, or portable military laptops or something.
This was my first thought as well.
 
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one example could be a really high end tablet PC, or portable military laptops or something.
Might as well use mSATA then.
 
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Superb. I've got "such" a server/workstation mainboard. There are 12 memory slots, I only use 4 for 8GB RAM. I've also got two independent RAID controllers. So I can easily put four of these SATADIMMs and RAID0 them. With a set of 4 short SATA cables I've got a very neat and tidy SSD system, leaving my second RAID controller to RAID 5 a set of HDDs.

I think this product is very innovative for workstations, and servers even.

I also have a 1UE server, with two 2.5" hotbays. I want the hotbays to run RAID1 for the data. WHERE do I put a boot drive? There is no room. And no spare power cable. But with this system I could do it. One stick for the boot drive, RAID on my hotbays.

I think this product is very innovative for servers, and workstations even. In fact, if the price is right, I'm going to do this. I prefer to SEPARATE my boot/OS drive from my data drives.
 

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brilliant for ultra tiny machines that have no room for a hard drive.


one example could be a really high end tablet PC, or portable military laptops or something.
portable mil laptops are crap. they just use toughbooks and cetek crap. these would raise the price to much
 
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brilliant for ultra tiny machines that have no room for a hard drive.


one example could be a really high end tablet PC, or portable military laptops or something.
I think those use mini PCIe instead
 
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really they need to have power though SATA port like on USB. That would make for some very clean builds and simplify PSUs.
 

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