I was saddened to hear last week of the death this month of Simon Sze, the co-inventor of the floating gate, which was the basis of EPROM, E²PROM, and nearly all flash memory prior to the advent of 3D NAND, which uses a charge trap instead.
Dr. Sze was not only responsible for the floating gate, but he was a pioneer in Continue reading “Remembering Simon Sze”
In the world of startups it’s unusual to see one that disciplines itself to a steady cadence of consistent execution. Countless times The Memory Guy blog has profiled companies that perform some important feat, and then fail to repeat that success. With that background it’s refreshing to see a company that methodically moves in a straight line towards its goal.
The company I am talking about today is Continue reading “Weebit Moves Ahead Step-By-Step”
With all the interest in CXL lately it’s past time for The Memory Guy blog to weigh in on this new technology. Although I plan to write a little tutorial soon, this post will start with the idea that the reader already has some knowledge of CXL and can appreciate the two conundrums I am about to discuss.
CXL’s magic is mainly that it can add memory to systems in a way that doesn’t bog down the Continue reading “Two CXL Conundrums”