BiTMICRO's 17.4 GB 2.5" Solid-State SCSI E-Disk
Solid state solutions keep getting bigger and faster, but we're not sure how much penetration they've had in the market so far. Are the vendors gearing up for a "paradigm shift" (hate that term, but couldn't think of anything else) or are they a niche market thing that will only be used in military or high-vibration apps. Don't have any stats, so if you know anything, do tell. BiTMICRO says the latest addition to its line of SCSI solid-state disks provides data access speeds of 0.1 ms with sustained sequential and random read/write transfer rates greater than 18 MB/sec and burst transfer rates of 20 MB/sec. The 2.5" SCSI family line, SNX, SFX and SUX, is intended for mission critical storage applications that require high system uptime and reliable operations for commercial applications or in a harsh environment of extreme temperature, shock, and vibration. The E-Disk is compatible with Linux, Solaris, Windows, MacOS and LynxOS. BiTMICRO says that the gadget is also compatible with AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, IRIX, NetBSD, OS/2, QNX, VxWorks, SCO Unixware and Open Server, Solaris X86, and Tru64. BiTMICRO also says you need to request pricing info through their website or by contacting the company by phone. That link is to the sales page, so don't say we didn't warn you.