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The Micron blog features videos and posts that discuss cutting-edge technology innovations about our memory and storage as well as our participation at industry events and community outreach programs.

Storage systems based on hard disk drives (HDDs) became available in 1956, and storage software developers have spent the nearly 60 years since working around their physical limitations. But Flash-based storage changes everything—starting with the current generation of solid...

  • Publication Date: 01/06/2015
  • Author: Steve Moyer

Over the last 12 months, the industry associated with all things “Cloud” has seen some significant changes. As I sit back to reflect on 2014, I can’t help but recall some interesting highlights and even lowlights of the year. With my focus being on solid state storage, I get...

  • Publication Date: 01/08/2015
  • Author: Scott Shadley

Over the last few years years, a tidal wave of change has influenced enterprise SSDs and how we use them. And over the last year, the impact has felt the strongest—bringing some extremely important changes for enterprise SSDs. Take a look at my top four.

  • Publication Date: 01/12/2015
  • Author: Doug Rollins

Data breaches, theft, leaks, loss, and hacks—these are all scary from a personal/identity perspective, and they seem to be occurring with greater frequency. But what about data breaches, theft, leaks, loss, and hacks on a larger scale— in your business? Should you be concerned?

  • Publication Date: 01/27/2015
  • Author: Doug Rollins

The solid state drive (SSD) industry is maturing rapidly, and as this happens, customers have a widening set of SSDs to choose from—and not just from a variety of manufacturers. At Micron, for example, we’ve gone from being the first manufacturer to ship a SATA-III SSD back in...

  • Publication Date: 01/26/2015
  • Author: Jon Tanguy

The St. Luke’s Health Foundation Children's Advisory Board recently recognized the Micron Foundation with a Luke Award for its efforts to enrich the community and its “extraordinary support” of the Children’s Hospital. The Luke Award recognizes individuals and businesses or...

  • Publication Date: 01/28/2015
  • Author: Micron Foundation

Wrist radios have been staples in comic books and science fiction for decades, but it has been far easier for writers to conjure up a vision than for engineers to realize the technology—until now. If smartphones are now the ubiquitous embodiment of Star Trek's communicator,...

  • Publication Date: 02/27/2015
  • Author: David Henderson

We are striving to make “SSD Management Made Easy” more than just a catch phrase. It is driving our efforts to bring the very latest and best technology to market, along with the features and tools that IT managers and end users need to support their Micron SSDs during...

  • Publication Date: 02/24/2015
  • Author: Ben Thiel

The answer is—all of the above! How can that be? Let’s start with the evolutionary attributes first. Quite simply, 3D NAND is still NAND. It’s a block/page-based device with a NAND interface and protocol. This means that controllers and systems that work with conventional...

  • Publication Date: 02/02/2015
  • Author: Kevin Kilbuck