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A Preview of Future Disk Drives

A new type of data storage technology, called phase-change memory, has proven capable of writing some types of data faster than conventional flash based storage. The tests used a hard drive based on prototype phase-change memory chips.

The key phrase throughout the article is “some types of data“. This sounds like a validation of what Jeff Darcy has written about SSD, RAM, and spinning disks.

Original title and link: A Preview of Future Disk Drives (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/37771/?p1=A1&a=f