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M600 SSD’s Dynamic Write Acceleration Boosts Performance and Value

Jon Tanguy   |   September 16, 2014   |   Storage

Micron M600 SSD for Client Computing and Ultrathin Laptops

Along with our release of the new M600 SSD for the client computing market, we are very excited to introduce a new feature called dynamic write acceleration. Dynamic write acceleration is the most efficient method of managing the SSD’s NAND media; it optimizes performance while delivering maximum value to the end user. In this post, I’ll provide a little background on what it does and why it’s needed.

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CEO Mark Durcan takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Corporate Communication   |   August 22, 2014   |   Events

On a Friday afternoon that was closer to the low 80s than a hoped-for temperature in the mid 90s, Micron CEO Mark Durcan took the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association Ice Bucket Challenge in front of a large group of team members, demonstrating his support for the efforts of the organization fighting to combat this disease. Responding to the challenge by SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra for competitors to join hands to strike out ALS, Durcan cheerfully stepped up for the plunge. “I ...

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Enabling the Evolution of Wearable Devices

Jim Cooke   |   August 5, 2014   |   Innovations and Trends

I recently attended the Wearable Tech Conference, July 23−24, at the Javitz Center in New York City. Thanks to our embedded MCP (eMCP) support of Freescale’s wearables reference platform (see WaRPboard.org), Micron was invited to share Freescale’s booth space and help answer memory-related questions about the WaRPboard.Read more

Totally Immersed in Mobile at Linley

Ken Steck   |   May 19, 2014   |   All Products

I just attended the Linley Mobile Conference in Santa Clara, CA. The event gave me and some of my fellow colleagues in Micron’s Mobile group a great opportunity to see firsthand what is resonating with mobile device, chip, and software designers—along with other contributors to the mobile market. Here are some of my takeaways from the event. Micron Memory Waterfall The first day, I listened to a talk on the mobile memory “waterfall effect,” which covered LPDDR2, LPDDR3, a...

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Tags: LPDRAM, Mobile, USA

Partnering With Freescale to Enable Internet of Things

Wendy Lee-Kadlec   |   April 28, 2014   |   All Products

Over the past few years, “Internet of Things” (IoT) has become an industry buzz word. Not surprisingly, IoT was also the main theme of the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) held earlier this month in Dallas, Texas. FTF brings together embedded designers, as well as innovation enablers, like Freescale and Micron, to discuss current industry topics. This is my fifth year attending FTF—and it turned out to be one of the most exciting events yet! ...

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Tags: NAND, NOR, eMMC, DRAM, DDR3

Freescale Forum Attendees Score Free Micron TWRPI Modules

Jim Cooke   |   April 21, 2014   |   All Products

Earlier this month, I attended the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) at the Gaylord Conference Center in Dallas, TX. FTF is a unique networking and learning opportunity for embedded designers. Attendees gather in early April for Freescale president and CEO Gregg Lowe’s keynote address The “cherry on top” of this already information-rich conference came in the form of some pretty awesome &ldquo...

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Accelerating System Bandwidth with Serial Memory Solutions Using Hybrid Memory Cube Technology

Jay Walstrum   |   January 29, 2014   |   All Products

For over 4 years, Micron and Altera have been collaborating on HMC technologies. This ongoing work led to the industry’s first demonstration of a working HMC controller, announced last September and demonstrated at the Supercomputing ’13 Conference in Denver. The working demonstration board consists of one Micron® HMC short reach (SR) device and four 28nm Altera Stratix V FPGAs, each of which has 40 GB/s of bandwidth for 160 GB/s of total bandwidth. This demonstration of Strati...

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Tags: HMC, Performance

Micron's Chief Technologist Featured in EDN's Profiles in Design Series

Susan Platt   |   January 28, 2014   |   All Products

Last week, our very own Tom Pawlowski was featured in EDN's Profiles in Design series leading up to his keynote address at this year's DesignCon. If you're planning to attend DesignCon at the Santa Clara Convention Center (January 28–31), make a point to check out Tom's keynote presentation on emerging technologies. Tom is a fellow and chief technologist in Micron’s Architecture Development Group. He has participated in the creation or co-creation of numerous groundbreaking memory ar...

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Automata Processor: It’s Not Just About Speed and Power Consumption

Paul Dlugosch   |   December 19, 2013   |   All Products

At Supercomputing 13 (SC13), I participated in a discussion panel on the topic of reconfigurable computing.  One recurring theme expressed by the audience was disappointment that the industry is not moving more quickly toward exascale-class performance despite the fact that we have some very powerful CPUs, GPUs, and reconfigurable logic engaged in this effort.  Several panel members pointed to insufficient programmer productivity as the root of this problem.  In other words, ...

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A Look Back at SC13

Richard Murphy   |   December 13, 2013   |   All Products

I attended this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC13) a few weeks ago and have finally had a chance to sift through all the news announcements, technical sessions, and meeting notes to provide you with a few highlights. Our very own Todd Farrell gave an overview of HMC technology to conference-goers while Micron and Fujitsu announced the integration of our HMC technology into a supercomputer! I think this is a game-changing system design, which will provide flatter, more powerful memory ...

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