Japanese electronics big Toshiba has introduced new exhausting disk drives in Dusseldorf, Germany. They’re known as the MG08 Collection and are, based on Toshiba, the ’s largest capability 16TB Standard Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD. Seagate and WDC, the 2 different large exhausting drive distributors are betting on HAMR and MAMR applied sciences respectively.
The MG0 has a 3rd extra capability than in the present day’s 12TB drives, and 14 p.c extra capability than earlier fashions. The exhausting disks are suitable with most apps and working techniques and are tailored to combined random and sequential learn and write workloads each within the cloud and on premises.
The disks provide a 7,200 rpm spinning and 550TB per yr workload ranking. Then, there are additionally 2.5 million-hour MTBF, 512Mib cache buffer and an choice to go for both SATA or SAS interface. The shape issue is industry-standard three.5-inch.
Toshiba believes these new disks will assist mitigate the results of huge information enlargement that we’ve been witnessing prior to now couple of years. The disks intention to assist cloud-scale service suppliers and storage options designers to attain ‘larger storage densities for cloud, hybrid-cloud and on-premises rack-scale storage’.
The gadget is anticipated to hit the cabinets within the first quarter of this yr. Toshiba is but to announce the pricing.
“Toshiba has delivered its industry-leading 16TB capability and improved energy effectivity by using the 9-disk helium design, launched final yr in 14TB fashions, and its personal superior precision laser welding course of to make sure the helium stays sealed contained in the drive case,” feedback Larry Martinez-Palomo, Normal Supervisor, HDD Enterprise Unit, Toshiba Electronics Europe.