non-volatile storage

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Noun1.non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
flash memory - nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew
magnetic bubble memory - a nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
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Traditional types of non-volatile storage found in the data center include hard disk drives (HDD) and tapes, although solid state drives (SSD) are increasingly prevalent due to their comparatively low latency and decreasing cost.
NAND flash memory is a non-volatile storage technology which does not require power to retain data.
Due to the tradition of keeping operational and analytical data separate in legacy environments, the increasing need for processing structured, unstructured and semi-structured data, and the convergence of both volatile and non-volatile storage underneath these workloads, data management is threatening to become increasingly burdened by complex architectures and unsolvable pain points rather than a source of insight.
When the SSD detects power is lost, a special power protection algorithm uses onboard power to save volatile data to non-volatile storage.
A latency of 5 microseconds is amazing for non-volatile storage, but RAM write latency is measured in nanoseconds aACAo thousands of times faster.
These new modules store bits of data as magnetic states in a way that offers fast, non-volatile storage.
This is beneficial for applications such as meters, black boxes and other data recorders, which require unlimited endurance or instantaneous writes along with non-volatile storage.
The CineMag interface allows a user to save a high-speed shot from camera memory to non-volatile storage.

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