“It’s clear that the industry must adopt comprehensive standards for solid state drives to ensure complete confidence in the quality and reliability of SSDs. JEDEC is bringing companies from all over the world together to collaborate on the SSD standards development in a time-efficient manner,” said Mian Quddus, chairman of the JEDEC board-of-directors.
In May 2008, the subcommittee, co-chaired by Seagate and Micron, held its first meeting to address the standards development needs of the emerging SSD market. With active support from the leading industry companies, work has advanced at a rapid pace, and a task group of the subcommittee recently held a face-to-face meeting hosted by Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.
Participants developed an outline of critical areas for SSD standardization, including:
BER/UBER (bit error rate/uncorrectable bit error rate)