back to article Facebook, are you listening? Fusion-io chucks 6.4TB 'Atomic' flash kit at world

PCIe-card flasher Fusion-io has a new piece of ioMemory hardware and is calling it the Atomic Series. This third-generation architecture product stores up to 6.4TB. The existing ioScale card stores 3.2TB of data. That’s made using 2Xnm class MLC NAND (29-20nm). Fusion says the new card is faster, maybe twice as fast as the …

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Price for the curious?

How many limbs?

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Re: Price for the curious?

All of yours and those of your children and possibly your parents' too, if Fusion-IO's previous prices are anything to go by...

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WTF?

So what does Facebook have to do with this?

Other than the blurb at the end, what the hell does Facebook have to do with a product release from some other company? From what I've read about Facebook architecture, they are quite happy to just use custom built hardware based on cheap, commodity parts.

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Re: So what does Facebook have to do with this?

They were two of Fusion-IO's biggest customers

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Re: So what does Facebook have to do with this?

Didn't know that, would have been nice if it was pointed out in the article...

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*throws money at screen*

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Prices are much better now

Not like the early days, you may be surprised.

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how's that hot swap workin out for you

PCIe flash I think will continue to be a niche for workloads that are extreme performance related, most everyone else will stick to hot swap 2.5" SSDs for ease of maintenance ...........though that should be obvious I hope.

Sure there are systems that can do hot swap PCI but it seems very uncommon in the x86 world for people to try that route.

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Full height - oh!

Hmm..won't fit my servers!

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re: Full height - oh!

1U and 2U servers can take 2-5 full height cards. what kind of PoS are you buying?

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