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Innovation Promises to Cut Massive Power Use at Big Data Companies in a Flash
July 18, 2012
Princeton University researchers have developed a technique to allow flash memory to substitute for RAM in many applications, allowing for savings in equipment costs and power consumption.
Princeton University, Engineering School
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