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Upgrade from Micron's EOL 1300 Solid State Drives to 5300 Series SSDs

Posted by Keith Peterson on Feb 24, 2021 4:41:17 PM

Micron’s 1300 Series Client SATA solid state drives are now End of Life (EOL), and customers are asking about the migration path for SATA SSD users.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, Storage

When will the Micron 7300 NVMe SSD be Available?

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Jan 29, 2020 1:51:18 PM

Customers looking for the latest and greatest NVMe SSD from Micron are all asking the same question: When will the 7300 be available to order?

If we were to take a guess, we'd say the official announcement of a target release date is right around the corner. 

During the third quarter of 2019, Micron announced its highly anticipated 7300 series NVMe SSD – the future of mainstream NVMe storage for the masses. After its release, the 7300 will be Micron’s latest long-life, high performance endurance drive for enterprise storage.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, Storage

A Brief Introduction to QLC Technology

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 29, 2019 5:11:50 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

10 Applications that Should Transition from HDD to QLC SSD

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 27, 2019 3:58:49 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

Say Hello to the Micron 5210 ION QLC SSD

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 15, 2019 11:41:33 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