Viking Modular Solutions introduce its second-generation SATADIMM, a solid state disk in the shape of a DDR3 memory module. These storage devices are available in 18.75mm and 25mm heights, they support SATA 6Gbps and SAS interface and promise transfer speeds of up to 520MB/s and up to 60,000 random read and write IOPS.
Viking Modular's new SATADIMMs are capable of a sustained performance of up to 60,000 IOPS random reads and writes, deliver transfer speeds of up to 520 MB/s (the first-gen drives reach 260 MB/s), and are claimed as 'ideal' for blade servers, smaller 1U rackmount servers, storage bridge bays (SBB) and AdvancedTCA blades (ATCA).
"At Viking Modular we seek to address the real world challenges of system designers and IT departments who need increasing levels of flexibility, power and performance in their server or storage infrastructure," said Adrian Proctor, Vice President of Marketing for Viking Modular Solutions. "Our SATADIMM products were designed with this in mind, allowing increased performance and capacity within the existing footprint. SATADIMM has the potential to change the way enterprise OEMs design their servers and will greatly influence the overall server market."