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Is Parallel NOR Flash Too Fast?

NOR Flash

New Internet of Things (IoT) applications, wearable electronic devices, and industrial market segments are driving an increased interest in Parallel NOR Flash due to its nonvolatile, high density, established ecosystem, and proven reliability, and fast speed.

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Ignite Your Business Intelligence/Decision Support Systems Platform

Micron is at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago this week and that got me thinking about decisions. Because we all make decisions every day.

There are easy ones like which tie to wear or which route to take to work.

But what about the difficult business decisions like determining which...

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Doug Rollins
May 06, 2015
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Micron Supports Memory Needs at Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen

In early April, I had the opportunity to attend the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzhen, China. IDF is one of the ke...

P420m SSD Home Lab

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 h...

Rob Peglar
April 20, 2015

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Is Parallel NOR Flash Too Fast?

New Internet of Things (IoT) applications, wearable electronic devices, and industrial market segments are driving an increased interest in Parallel NOR Flash due to its nonvolatile, high density, established ecosystem, and proven reliability, and fast speed.

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Micron’s Rob Peglar, VP of Advanced Storage, Joins SNIA Board

Micron’s VP of Advanced Storage, Rob Peglar, was recently appointed to the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Board of Directors. I had the chance to talk with him about his appointment to learn a bit more about SNIA, its charter, and why this is such an important organization for Micron.

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Keeth Receives Honorary Doctorate

Senior Fellow Brent Keeth donned his cap and gown for the third time in Moscow, Idaho this past Saturday, receiving his honorary doctorate from the University of Idaho during the 2015 commencement ceremony.

Keeth’s ongoing support of the University’s Engineering program and his widespread influence on future engineers and the industry at large were...

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Addressing Data Retention in SSDs

Recently, some tech sites on the web reported on a phenomenon affecting SSDs which could purportedly result in loss of data, particularly on devices which are stored in an unpowered state for periods of time.

In our industry, the ability to keep data for specified periods of time is referred to as data retention.

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Micron Foundation Donates $100K to Boys & Girls Clubs

The Micron Foundation is proud to announce a $100,000 gift to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County, to support the addition of a technology center, teen center and gym to the nonprofit’s Meridian, Idaho location. The donation reflects a commitment to...

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Micron Supports Memory Needs at Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen

In early April, I had the opportunity to attend the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzhen, China. IDF is one of the key technology events where Intel and their ecosystem partners gather to share their latest technology innovations. With almost 4,000 participants attending IDF Shenzhen 2015, the event atmosphere was...

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Ignite Your Business Intelligence/Decision Support Systems Platform

Micron is at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago this week and that got me thinking about decisions. Because we all make decisions every day.

There are easy ones like which tie to wear or which route to take to work.

But what about the difficult business decisions like determining which...

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Doug’s IT Tech Tip: SSDs Really Can Simplify Microsoft SQL Deployments

Whether attending industry conferences or just roaming the halls at work, I get to meet a wide cross section of people involved in the technology business—in marketing, sales, IT, design, manufacturing, along with a host of other divisions. Within each of these, I’ve had the opportunity to...

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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.

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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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