Look to Virtium for Extended Product Life Cycle Support

Long-term product availability and support are critical requirements in many industrial applications, especially for OEMs that supply to other end customers.  Recently, some embedded storage manufacturers have either left the market, been acquired by other...

16GB VLP DDR4 RDIMM Fills Networking Manufacture’s Unique Needs

Virtium’s latest memory module innovation enables major networking blade server manufacture realize their new low-profile design. A major networking blade server design customer needed 16GB DDR4 memory modules for one of their new security blade server designs – and...

Best Practices for Implementing Embedded SSDs

When integrating embedded SSD technology into industrial applications, several factors can contribute to the relative performance and endurance of the device. Things like random vs. sequential transfers and file/transfer size can have dramatic impacts on realized...

DDR4 DIMM Memory Module Power Calculator

With the migration of DDR3 memory modules to DDR4, industrial embedded designers face a new challenge of supplying a new proper 2.5V voltage pump externally to the DDR4 DIMM socket – compared to that voltage being generated within the DRAM itself with DDR3. The right...

SSDs: Collecting Garbage and Being TRIM

Flash memory consists of blocks and pages within those blocks. An SSD can write pages to empty blocks quickly, but when an erase command is issued, it has to erase an entire block before it can write new pages to it. Data to be retained must be moved to an open block...