Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday August 07, 2014

SSD Controllers May Run Your Applications Someday

Running apps on your SSD controller? If Samsung has its way, we will see just that.

It's time for enterprise applications and storage to work more closely together, even to the point where SSDs become a pool of computing power, according to Samsung Semiconductor. The company wants industry standards for greater coordination between those elements, seeking to make data centers more efficient. The benefits could include CPUs communicating more with SSDs (solid-state drives) in the shorter term and later SSD controllers sharing application processing.