Are Hard Drives Destined To Be Extinct?

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With the onset of ever-increasing storage space on flash drives is it ok to ask the experts here if the hard drive technology will soon be obsolete only to be overtaken by flash drives and 3D memory chips ?
ASKED: February 5, 2009  12:42 AM
UPDATED: February 9, 2009  2:30 PM

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i’m not an expert on hard drive but here is what I think, It is possible that hard drive will disapear but I thik that the Flash hard drive will be use more for getting faster cash I/O than replacing hard drive. Look a the new SUN NAS. they are using 10k RPM SATA drive disk with flash drive and the seem to have the fastes NAS of the industries. But technologie wise I would say get ride of all mechanics and yse only electronics part. so you illiminate a point of faliur. The day we will see flash drive of TB is probably not far ahaed but to replace hard drive that is somthing hels.

Last week I had a chat with one of the main storage vandor and they are gooing fast forward on flash drive. It seam that hard disk drive will extinct and sooner that I tought.

here is an article that ask good questions when a company think on changing to flash SSD drive

<a href=”http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid5_gci1346139_mem1,00.html?track=NL-58&ad=687347&asrc=EM_USC_5789719&uid=8511239″>

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