Samsung Has Finally release World's Highest Capacity 15TB SSD



 Last August, Samsung revealed that it’s working on the a massive capacity solid state drive. On Wednesday, the electronics company announced that it’s now shipping the world’s highest-capacity SSD — the 15.36TB PM1633a.
This 15.36TB SSD uses the same 2.5-in form factor as for a laptop. It’s based on a 12Gbps Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface for use in the enterprise storage. Samsung’s PM1633a SSD is said to deliver impressive performance with sequential read and write speeds up to 1200MB/s. Add random reads and writes up to 200k IOPS and 32k IOPS.

Backed with 16GB RAM SAS controller, Samsung says that its drive can endure a full drive write per day over its complete lifespan, which means that 15.36TB data can be written on PM1633a every day without failure.

Samsung said that it drive will help systems admins to recover from abrupt powe interupt wih the help of a highly metadata  protection mechanics that allow data protection and restoration.

 Jung-bae Lee, senior VP Samsung Electronic’s Application Engineering Team, said in a statement.“To satisfy an increasing market need for ultra-high-capacity SAS SSDs from leading enterprise storage system manufacturers, we are directing our best efforts toward meeting our customers’ SSD requests,” Jung-bae Lee, senior VP Samsung Electronic’s Application Engineering Team, said in a statement.

The 15.36TB storage space in a single drive, it has been made possible with the help of 512 Samsung’s 256Gbit V-NAND/3D NAND memory chips. The ability of 3D NAND cells to store  another like a multi-storey building doubles the density and improves the performance.

Along with it 15.36TB PM1633a, Samsung is said to also release  SSD in 7.68TB, 3.84TB, 1.92TB, 960GB and 480GB versions.


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