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If you find this interesting, you might also find this article in Communications of the ACM interesting:

Michael Cornwell: Anatomy of a Solid-State Drive

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 55 No. 12, Pages 59-63

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2012/12/157869-anatomy-of-a-so...

Alternative link in case the first is paywalled for people not on a university campus: http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2385276

It goes into quite some detail on how SSD storage works on a system level and how it differs from hard disks.




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