If you are new to solid-state storage, our Ask the Expert section is a great place to learn more. Below you will find a short primer to get you started.
Whether it’s differentiating between solid state drives (SSD) and hard disk drives (HDD), discussing the cost of an SSD as compared to a traditional hard drive, explaining the difference between SLC and MLC SSDs, or looking at NAND flash reliability, these answers will help you understand the basics of solid-state storage a bit better.
Also, Dennis Martin, the founder and president of Demartek, a computer industry analyst organization with its own on-site test lab, is available to answer any SSD questions you might have. Just click on the “
This was first published in June 2012