Solid State Drive (SSD) controllers for industrial and personal computing are used in a wide range of applications, including embedded systems, notebooks, ultrabooks, tablets and servers. The broad portfolio of flash card controllers, including Compactflash and Secure Digital, offers cost-effective solutions with high performance. This enables manufacturers to achieve very high compatibility with host devices and minimises go-to-market risk.
This white paper provides an overview from history and definition, technologies, form factors, technical characteristics and advantages of the Solid State Disk (SSD). In particular, it also explains the advantages of PCIe SSD solutions.