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 ( ©myNoSQL)