internet.com
You are in the: Small Business Computing Channelarrow View Sites +
Small Business Technology
» ECommerce-Guide | Small Business Computing | Webopedia | WinPlanet |  »Close
Webopedia.com
Enter a word for a definition... ...or choose a computer category.
 
 

menu
   Home
   Term of the Day
   New Terms
   Pronunciation
   New Links
   Quick Reference
   Did You Know?
   Categories
   Tech Support
   Webopedia Jobs
   About Us
   Link to Us
   Advertising
  

talk to us
   Submit a URL
   Suggest a Term
   Report an Error

internet.com
Developer
International
Internet Lists
Internet News
Internet Resources
IT
Linux/Open Source
Personal Technology
Small Business
Windows Technology
xSP Resources
Search internet.com
Advertise
Corporate Info
Newsletters
Tech Jobs
E-mail Offers
commerce
  Be a Commerce Partner
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

solid state disk
Last modified: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 

Abbreviated SSD, a solid state disk is a high-performance plug-and-play storage device that contains no moving parts. SSD components include either DRAM or EEPROM memory boards, a memory bus board, a CPU, and a battery card.

Because they contain their own CPUs to manage data storage, they are a lot faster (18MBps for SCSI-II and 35 MBps for UltraWide SCSI interfaces) than conventional rotating hard disks ; therefore, they produce highest possible I/O rates.

SSDs are most effective for server applications and server systems, where I/O response time is crucial. Data stored on SSDs should include anything that creates bottlenecks, such as databases, swap files, library and index files, and authorization and login information.

E-mail this definition to a colleague

Sponsored listings

Find Solid State Relays Now at Newark InOne - Huge selection of solid state relays. Most items in stock and ready to ship same day. Leader in RoHS compliance.

Thomas Global Register: Solid State Relays - Industrial product directory allows users to send RFQs, view catalogues and compare suppliers. Search for suppliers of Solid State Relays.

Digi-Key: Omron Solid State Relays - Broad-line distributor web site features real-time stock status and pricing, online ordering, RFQ, technical support, product datasheets and photos.


For internet.com pages about solid state disk . Also check out the following links!

Related Links

Tuning SANs With SSD
SSDs play an increasingly important role in SANs. This white paper explains why.

Sponsored listings

Digi-Key: Search for Solid State Relays - Broad-line distributor web site features real-time stock status & pricing, online ordering, RFQ, technical support, product datasheets, photos & more.

Siemens Industrial Automation: Solid State Relays - PROFINET offers decentralized IO, peer-to-peer communications, data visibility, machine safety, and motion control on one Industrial Ethernet network.

MEMSense: solid state gyroscope - Provides Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) precision inertial instruments, including triaxial magnetometer, accelerometers, and gyros.

Red Lioni Controls: Solid State Relays - Manufactures industrial control products including human machine interface panels, digital and analog panel meters and process control devices.

GlobalSpec.com: Solid State Relays - Provides database of suppliers for Solid State Relays. Browse catalogs and view technical information.

related categories

Data Storage

Hardware

related terms

hardware

magnetic drum

memory

storage device


webopedia
Give Us Your
Feedback


Shopping
solid state disk Products
Compare Products,Prices and Stores

Shop by Category:
Hard Drives
11 Model Matches

Flash Memory
62 Model Matches

Books
2 Model Matches



JupiterWeb networks:

internet.comearthweb.comDevx.com graphics.com

Search JupiterWeb:

Jupitermedia Corporation has two divisions:
Jupiterimages andJupiterWeb


Legal Notices, Licensing, Reprints, & Permissions, Privacy Policy.

Jupitermedia Corporate Info | Newsletters | Tech Jobs | Shopping | E-mail Offers