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Solid-State Storage (SSS)

What Does Solid-State Storage (SSS) Mean?

Solid-state storage (SSS) is a type of storage technique that employs storage devices built using silicon microchip based storage architecture.

Solid-state storage is designed on the architecture and storage mechanism of volatile and non–volatile flash memory and stores data electronically by passing electrical charge across the memory chips.

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Techopedia Explains Solid-State Storage (SSS)

Solid-state storage gets its name because such devices don’t contain any mechanical or moving parts. This differs from the traditional electro-mechanical storage devices that read and write data from a rotating magnetic disk.

Solid-state storage is built on flash memory architecture, and therefore provides faster data read/write operation, consumes less power and is more resilient under physical shock. Solid-state storage media is developed using nonvolatile NAND and DRAM flash memory structure.
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