storage class memory


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storage class memory

An IBM term for non-volatile memory technologies that are capable of replacing hard disks. See future memory chips and SSD.
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While flash is 1000x faster than HDD, it's not as fast as DRAM, so the companies have been trying to develop a memory which is called storage class memory that could eventually replace these two, so it's just as fast as DRAM and its non-volatile like flash.
SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK), a provider of flash storage solutions, and technology solution provider HP (NYSE:HPQ) on Thursday announced a long-term partnership to collaborate on a new technology within the Storage Class Memory (SCM) category.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 9, 2015-SanDisk and HP announce new partnership to create innovative storage class memory products
The two types will compete in 2015 and 2016 in some standalone markets, with storage class memory for enterprise storage being the biggest one.