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My Thoughts on the “Failure” of Optane on SearchStorage

Persistent memory, more specifically Storage Class Memory, promises to change some of the basic paradigms that have governed computing since the introduction of the database server. Intel’s 3DXpoint is supposed to be the next big thing but some people are calling Optane, Intel’s SSDs using 3DXpoint a failure.

I tell the story, from my own slightly warped viewpoint on TechTarget’s