Persistent Memory In The Data Centre
architectingIT, July 15th, 2020
July 26, 2020,
Volume 268, Issue 4

The traditional model of computing in use for the past 70 years is based on an architecture developed by John von Neumann in the 1940s

Chris Evans writes in architectingIT, "Computers execute instructions and operate on data in memory, while programs and inactive data are stored on a peripheral device or external storage. New storage devices have blurred this boundary, offering benefits for applications and storage array vendors alike.

External Storage

Peripheral devices such as hard drives and SSDs initially connected to a server or computer through a storage controller. The controller itself connects directly to the CPU, today generally using the PCIe bus..."

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