"The storage industry is evolving faster than ever before in the 40 years I've been following it. While I tend to focus on the cutting edge, this is a good time to look back on the two biggest trends of the year...
There are many trends and currents in the storage market, so it's not easy to choose two. But these stood out in the past year...."
Tom Coughlin writes in
"I will do another series of articles looking at developments in digital storage in 2018 and projecting trends into 2019. Like last year this first article will look at the state and trends for magnetic recording, including hard disk drives and tape. The second article will focus on solid state storage and memory. The third article will look at storage systems, including software and cloud storage trends..."
"As we wrote yesterday, we keep a list of all the SSDs announced since 1991 representing 1,252 units with their main specs.
Here below are 67 of them with a read transfer rate of 3GB/s and more, but not all of them are available.
The first one on the top of the list, from Seagate, never appears on the market, the 64TB at 13GB/s - both records in the industry - and was only a demo presented at Flash Memory Summit in 2017 but never offered...."
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