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Tadpole Computer

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Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Tadpole Computer extends the power of 64-bit UNIX computing from the data center to the field, delivering increased productivity and efficiency to a wide range of users. Tadpole Computer's world-class platforms and mobile solutions deliver the power, performance, reliability and security needed for mission-critical business and compute-intensive technical applications, no matter where users are working. Tadpole Computer's platforms are resource manageable, power-saving, space-saving and built to deliver competitive advantage and a solid ROI. All Tadpole Computer solutions are Sun Microsystems SPARC binary compatible, providing customers with investment protection and a lower total cost of ownership. Tadpole Computer is also an award-winning Sun iForce OEM Technology Partner that designs and manufactures innovative system solutions for the Sun server market.

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Are MLC SSDs Safe in Enterprise Apps?
This is a follow up article to the popular SSD Myths and Legends which, a year earlier demolished the myth that flash memory wear-out (a comfort blanket beloved by many RAM SSD makers) precluded the use of flash in heavy duty datacenters.

This new article looks at the risks posed by MLC Nand Flash SSDs which have recently hatched from their breeeding ground as chip modules in cellphones and morphed into hard disk form factors.
which technology to choose? - read the article It starts down a familiar lane but an unexpected technology twist takes you to a startling new world of possibilities. ...read the article
  • editor's historical notes.

    October, 1998 - Tadpole Technology and RDI Computer, the leading manufacturers of UNIX-based portable systems, have merged to form a new company called Tadpole-RDI.

    August 16, 2005 - General Dynamics today acquired Tadpole Computer, Inc

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