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Old 12th August, 2009, 05:12 PM
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Intel, Micron develop flash chips for USB drives

Brooke Crothers - CNET

On Tuesday, Intel and Micron Technology announced the development of high-data-capacity flash memory technology for flash cards and USB drives.

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Interesting to note it's aimed at consumers, because Micron flash isn't considered to be robust enough with regards to errors.
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Such a lack of robustness indicates perhaps snake oil is possible?
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Possibly, but not necessarily. New technology is generally deployed in the consumer sector first, and then migrates to the server sector, simply because the reliability requirements for servers are much more stringent. As the technology matures, it gets deployed to more critical applications.
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Pay to be a guinea pig. Something familiar about that.
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