I might be missing the point here but I didnt think that an SD card had a great access time. Granted its a "special" one but come on?
HP and IBM have some super fancy technology for virtualizing the I/O of their blade systems, and they sell it for thousands of dollars. Dell now has something similar - an SD card that it sells for $499 a pop. Texas-blessed Dell last week started shipping FlexAddress, which is "enabled by a special SD card." By "enabled" and " …
We hosted a web chat with some of the FlexAddress experts here at Dell last week. The transcript is located here -
The question of access time is addressed in the chat and the previous comments are correct about it just being used to initially get FlexAddress going - and not on an ongoing basis.
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