Tom Coughlin
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ABOUT
I am the President of Coughlin Associates and a storage analyst and consultant. I have over 37 years in the data storage industry with multiple engineering and management positions. I have many publications and six patents to my credit....
I am the President of Coughlin Associates and a storage analyst and consultant. I have over 37 years in the data storage industry with multiple engineering and management positions. I have many publications and six patents to my credit. I am also the author of Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics: The Essential Guide, the second edition was published by Springer. Coughlin Associates provides market and technology analysis (including reports on several digital storage technologies and applications and a newsletter) as well as Data Storage Technical Consulting services. I publish a Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics Report, a Media and Entertainment Storage Report, and an Emerging Memory Report. I am active with SMPTE, SNIA, IDEMA, the IEEE and other professional organizations. I am the founder and organizer of the Annual Storage Visions Conference (www.storagevisions.com), as well as the Creative Storage Conference (www.creativestorage.org). I was general chair of the Flash Memory Summit for 10 years. I am also a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV). For more information about me and my publications, go to www.tomcoughlin.com.
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Nov 27, 2019

Thanks For The Memories

Digital storage and memory technologies have helped raised the standard of living, increase longevity and access to information for people everywhere. We thank those who created these amazing methods to preserve and use the collective knowledge of humankind.
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Nov 26, 2019

Supercomputing With Aurora, NoLoad And Pure Competition

Supercomputing is driving the development of technology that enables the biggest data centers today but that will lead to advanced consumer devices in the next few decades. These technologies will fuel ever greater memory and storage demand.
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Nov 25, 2019

Spin Memory Visit

MRAM is projected to be an important non-volatile memory enabling new embedded as well as stand-alone memory applications. Companies such as Spin Memory are poised to deliver MRAM technology enabling IoT and enterprise applications, aided by important development and production tools.
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Nov 23, 2019

Content Delivery Cache And Neural Network Memory

Local memory and storage can play an important role. Local cached content allows content delivery without burdening Internet networks. On-chip memory also speeds up AI applications and reduces power consumption. Using non-volatile fast memory will provide even lower power consumption.
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Nov 21, 2019

The Value Of Storage Time

Time is crucial for analyzing data in order to make the right business decisions, enable smart cities and autonomous vehicles and other IoT and AI applications. NVMe products, especially using PCIe Gen 4, are important elements to enable low latency, high performance applications.
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