Samsung announced that it will start shipping the worlds largest solid state drive, also known as the PM1633a.
Samsung’s 15.36 TB storage system is based on a 12Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which is basically used in enterprise storage systems. 16.36 TB of storage is basically done by combining 512 of Samsung’s 256GB V-NAND memory chips. The 256 GB dies are stacked in 16 layers to form 512 GB and has a total of 32 NAND flash drives in the 15.36 TB storage.
Jung-bae Lee, Senior Vice President, Memory Product Planning and Application Engineering Team, Samsung Electronics said
“To satisfy an increasing market need for ultra-high-capacity SAS SSDs from leading enterprise storage system manufacturers, we are directing our best efforts toward meeting our customers’ SSD requests,”
Source: Samsung Newsroom