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A Brief Introduction to QLC Technology

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on August 29, 2019 at 5:11 PM

The ability to analyze and read data instantly may just be the most important trend in today’s fast paced data industry. Where read-intensive workloads are concerned, Micron’s quad-level cell (QLC) NAND flash technology is redefining storage.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, NAND Flash

Fingerprint Cards AB's FPC-BEP, a Biometric Software Platform for Payments

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on August 28, 2019 at 11:36 AM

The FPC-BEP - a small, power-efficient, complete hardware solution by Fingerprint Cards AB - is optimizing touch payment transaction speed, convenience, and security. This Biometric Software Platform, FPC-BEP, is ideal for manufacturers of payment cards, wearables, and USB dongles. It can run Fingerprints’ new, optimized algorithm, or a 3rd party one, making it compatible with many applications and projects.

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Topics: Semiconductors, Fingerprint Sensors, Biometrics

10 Applications that Should Transition from HDD to QLC SSD

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on August 27, 2019 at 3:58 PM

If your current HDD workload is responsible for reading data over 80% of the time and relies on random reads and sequential writes, it’s time to consider upgrading to QLC NAND technology.  The main focus here is on performance-sensitive, read-intensive applications that would benefit from having faster capacity for less, meaning the ability to process and read information instantly – a major concern for a number of applications in today’s data space! This key performance improvement makes Micron’s 5210 a solid replacement for the following HDD operations:

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Topics: Micron, Memory, SSDs

The Top 12 Things Your Distributor Should Be Doing

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on August 15, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Think about the best customer service experience you've had with a distributor. What did they do to stand out among the competition? Did they exceed your expectations by providing a better delivery timeline? Were they able to offer you a pipeline management solution to keep your project running long-term? Are they easy to work with?

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Topics: Authorized Distributor, Customer Service, Diversity Supplier

Say Hello to the Micron 5210 ION QLC SSD

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on August 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Micron makes the move from hard drive to IO, AI for faster read-to-write ratio. The 5210 ION SSD boasts faster performance, increased endurance, added energy efficiency, and improved reliability.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, NAND Flash