A Page Padding Method for Fragmented Flash Storage

Flash memory is rushing into the user life. There are many kinds of memory cards, flash memory embedded products, and Solid State Disk (SSD)/hybrid hard disk which are developed for PC/Server systems. This is because of its versatile features such as non-volatility, solid-state reliability, low power consumption, and random accessibility. Because flash memory does not have mechanical parts like a motor, it is randomly accessible without seek-delay. Seek-delay is the time to position the magnetic head to the proper position to read or write data in a hard disk, and it may take tens of milliseconds.

Provided by: Springer Healthcare Topic: Storage Date Added: Feb 2010 Format: PDF

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