Texas Memory Systems RamSan-70 Flash SSD Card

Texas Memory Systems announced the RamSan-70 900 GB half-length PCIe card. The RamSan-70 features Toshiba 32nm SLC Flash, TMS Series-7 Flash Controller, 330k IOPS and 2 GB/s of bandwidth. The field-upgradable Series-7 Flash Controller handles all Flash management functions without impacting the host CPU. The RamSan-70 is scheduled for initial delivery in 4-8 weeks. It is ideal for in-server storage, such as data warehousing, enterprise resource planning (ERP), data acquisition, scientific computing, and web content.

Texas Memory Systems (TMS) RamSan-70 900 GB half-length PCIe card

TMS RamSan-70 Features

  • Up to 900 GB of usable capacity (1.25 TB raw capacity)
  • Half-length PCIe card
  • Sustained I/O rates up to 330,000 IOPS (at 4K block sizes) for reads or 160,000 IOPS for writes, and bandwidth up to 2 GB/second
  • Internal SSD that uses the fast, ubiquitous PCIe Generation 2 x8 connection
  • Fault Tolerant Flash (FTF) — enterprise grade SLC Flash
  • On-board RAID protection to protect against chip failure
  • Chip-level ECC provides multiple regions of bit correction per block
  • Wear-leveling technology protects the underlying Flash media by spreading out writes and maximizing the write life of the system
  • Inherently non-volatile, and onboard capacitors keep RAM used for translation tables powered long enough for dumping data in the event of a power loss
  • Toshiba 32nm SLC Flash
  • Powered by Texas Memory Systems’ new Series-7 Flash Controller (based on high-performance Xilinx FPGAs and a PowerPC processor)
  • Series-7 Flash Controller handles all Flash management functions without impacting the host CPU
  • Series-7 Flash Controller is field-upgradable
  • Standard configuration includes 450 GB of Flash storage (mezzanine card adds another 450 GB for a total of 900 GB of usable capacity in one standard half-length PCIe slot)
  • Ideal in-server storage solution for data warehousing, enterprise resource planning (ERP), sophisticated data acquisition, scientific computing, and web content

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