Tech Source, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-resolution graphics
accelerators for OEMs of PCI computer systems. Tech Source is widely known for
its Raptor PCI family of graphics accelerators. For more than 19 years, Tech
Source has provided advanced solutions for OEMs, integrators, government
contracts, VARs and large corporate users. Tech Source is a leading supplier of
graphics accelerators for applications requiring ultra-high resolution, such as
Air Traffic Control. Over the last few years, Tech Source has sold display
subsystems (including 2Kx2K LCD monitors) into the ATC industry.
- editor's comments:- in the early 1990s Tech-Source marketed the GXTRA -
which was an Xterminal on a single slot SBus card.
continued to support the Sun compatible market with high performance graphics
adapters (marketed as the Raptor brand) right up to 2008.
Tech-Source advertised their
200 Series Multi-monitor solutions for Sun platforms here in the SPARC
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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.|
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
hard disk form
|| It starts down a familiar
lane but an unexpected technology twist (which arrived in my email while
writing this article) takes you to a startling new world of possibilities.