By Krishan Kumar

Flash storage is at the forefront of technology powering current industry trends such as cloud services, virtualization and online transaction processing. Because of that, flash development is a red-hot industry, analysts add. Israel has long understood this fact. The country has long been a nation that draws in big corporate R&D facilities and acquisitions. When it comes to engineering NAND flash storage products, writing code to manage how the non-volatile memory is used is key, especially as the size of flash chips continues to shrink.

300px NAND Flash Pages and Blocks Israel Hotbed For Flash Innovation

Visit I, § Music Sorter § (talk) 04:56, 18 June 2010 (UTC), created and uploaded this drawing into Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License. This drawing illustrates the difference between data written to NAND Flash memory in 4 KB pages and data erased in 256 KB blocks. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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