toggle

AAPL Stock: 121.3 ( -1.07 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Fusion-io's ioDrive2 SSD promises 3GB per second

updated 08:05 am EDT, Tue October 4, 2011

'Self-healing' feature for greater reliability

Fusion-io has expanded its enterprise SSD line with two new drive systems, the ioDrive2 and ioDrive2 Duo. Thoughput maxes at 3.0GB/s read and 2.6 GB/s write speed for the 1.2TB model ioDrive2 Duo. The drives feature low latency access for mixed workloads with 15 microsecond write latency, over 700,000 read IOPS and over 900,000 write IOPS. An intelligent self-healing feature called provides complete, chip-level fault tolerance, which enables the drives to continue to function without interruption after a single- or a multi-chip failure.

The new SSDs are supported on all major operating systems, including all 64-bit Windows and Windows Server versions, Mac OSX 10.6.7/10.7, RHEL 4/5/6, SLES 10/11, OEL v5/6, VMware ESX 4.0/4.1/ESXi 4.1/5.0, Solaris 10 U8/U9 and and HP-UX 11i.

The ioDrive2 is a half-height card that uses PCI-Express 2.0 x4 slot, while the full height ioDrive2 Duo uses PCI-Express 2.0 x8.

The ioDrive2 will be available with single-level cell NAND (SLC) in 400GB and 600GB capacity. Multi-level cell NAND (MLC) ioDrive2 models will be available in 365GB, 785GB, and 1.2TB sizes.

The ioDrive2 Duo will be available in 1.2TB and 2.4TB capacity.

The Fusion-io MLC ioDrive2 and ioDrive2 Duo units will be available beginning in late November 2011, followed by the SLC ioDrive2 products. Pricing for the new drives starts at $5,950. Fusion-io says it already has commitments for the first production run.



Fusion-io ioDrive2



Fusion-io ioDrive2





by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. armwt

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -7

    Why is this here?

    Since they are pointedly NOT compatible with Macs, why are we reporting on them on MacNN?

  1. felipeb

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +5

    Re: why is this here

    According to the spec sheet (and the article) they are compatible with OS X (10.6.7 and 10.7)

  1. chefpastry

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Woz

    Another reason might be because Steve Wozniak is on the board.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

HP 14-x030nr 14-inch Chromebook

If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've prob ...

15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

Typo keyboard for iPad

Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

toggle

Most Commented