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SanDisk Claims Hundredfold Speed Boost for Flash

Nov 07, 2008, 14:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

"To understand how Extreme FFS works, you need to understand that most file system drivers and operating systems expect the storage medium to be accessible using cylinders and sectors. Obviously, flash storage doesn't work this way - it uses RAM data grids instead. To fix this problem, there is a map between the driver and the medium that maps file system locations onto the physical medium."

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