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Evolution of the Digital Watch and What It Really Signals

Apple Watch

Like you, I’ve been anticipating the launch of the Apple Watch. For an interesting read on the evolution of the digital watch from a simple counter to a highly advanced computing platform (1972–2015) and memory’s role in shaping it, see the latest post on the Forbes “Storage Bytes” Blog.

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Hansheng Tan
April 24, 2015

Experiences in the Home Lab With Micron P420m PCIe SSD, Part 1

I’m an engineer at heart and believe strongly that, in this industry, we must keep our technical skills sharp by doing hands-on work. Those of you that know me well know that I’ve had a home lab since 1982—and for those of you that don’t, yes that date is accurate! I’ve had a home lab for 33 years now...

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Rob Peglar
April 20, 2015
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Electronica China 2015

Micron Shows Leadership in Automotive at Electronica China

This year was a first for me—the first year I attended Electronica China and the third year that Micron participated. Fr...

James Hawley
April 13, 2015
SSD Software

Micron’s Commitment to Software

Micron is establishing a Storage Software Design Center (SSDC) in Austin, TX, to complement and build on the great work ...

Steve Moyer
April 15, 2015

Recent Posts

A Little Historical Perspective on Virtualization

We often hear about old trends making a comeback—like stretch pants from the 80s or your favorite “oldies” tune remixed into a new “pop” song. Sometimes the new version is better—and sometimes, we wish it had never reemerged. I’ve seen a few welcome comebacks in the technology industry lately...

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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Hiring Military Veterans in Tech, Energy Sectors

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Micron Technology Virginia (MTV) yesterday challenging American businesses to further commit to hiring and training veterans and military spouses. Mrs. Obama outlined a new call to action for companies in the technology and energy sectors to...

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Evolution of the Digital Watch and What It Really Signals

Like you, I’ve been anticipating the launch of the Apple Watch. For an interesting read on the evolution of the digital watch from a simple counter to a highly advanced computing platform (1972–2015) and memory’s role in shaping it, see the latest post on the Forbes “Storage Bytes” Blog.

Read more

Experiences in the Home Lab With Micron P420m PCIe SSD, Part 1

I’m an engineer at heart and believe strongly that, in this industry, we must keep our technical skills sharp by doing hands-on work. Those of you that know me well know that I’ve had a home lab since 1982—and for those of you that don’t, yes that date is accurate! I’ve had a home lab for 33 years now...

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Micron’s Commitment to Software

Micron is establishing a Storage Software Design Center (SSDC) in Austin, TX, to complement and build on the great work done by the Micron teams that develop our SSD firmware and management tools. As I type away at my keyboard, I am witnessing firsthand the SSDC build-out, and I am excited to unveil the formal opening...

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See It for Yourself! High-Powered Computing From Silverdraft and Micron That Won’t Break the Bank

The folks at Silverdraft are making a name for themselves building supercomputers and workstations that they design with the needs of movie makers and animators in mind. And Micron’s memory and solid state drives (SSDs) are essential to making this magic happen.

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SilverDraft and Micron Make Movie Magic

Not that long ago, when I heard the term, supercomputer, I immediately formed a mental image: row after row of rack after rack of massive, hulking, loud machines crunching data that came from sources I dared not think about. “Super” for me was synonymous with “huge” and “unwieldy.”

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Micron Shows Leadership in Automotive at Electronica China

This year was a first for me—the first year I attended Electronica China and the third year that Micron participated. From March 17–19, Micron participated at Electronica Shanghai with individual sections covering the embedded applications supported by Micron memory.

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SSD Management Made Easy (Part 2): Validated Data Sanitization

Last month, Ben Thiel discussed several ways that Micron can help you manage the SSDs in your enterprise. Today, I’d like to expand on one of his themes—and make an announcement about our M600 SSDs; actually, the announcement applies to all of our client SSDs...

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Micron Showcases Emerging Memory Technologies at MemCon Japan 2015

At the end of February, Micron attended MemCon Japan 2015 at the Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa. One of the organizers of this event is a company that Micron works closely with—Cadence Design Systems, Japan, a provider of electronic design solutions. Cadence invited us to showcase some of our emerging memory technologies at MemCon, and we made the most of the opportunity to highlight...

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Trends in Home Automation

By now we’re all familiar with the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE). The idea is simple: let’s connect everything to the Internet so we can control and know the status of anything and everything from anywhere! And the industry pundits believe there will be 50+ billion...

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Micron and Intel Unveil Groundbreaking New 3D NAND

Micron and Intel revealed details of their revolutionary new NAND—a truly leading-edge storage technology built in three dimensions. This new 3D NAND delivers three times the capacity of existing flash technology, providing a bold new foundation for the wealth of storage applications that depend on high-speed solid-state storage.

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