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FlashDisk AFA – SuperCap Technology Brief

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This technology brief outlines how the super capacitor and non-volatile flash memory design of the FlashDisk AFA from Winchester Systems offers compelling reliability, serviceability, safety and performance improvements over other array designs.

Traditional RAID storage arrays utilize either internal batteries or an external UPS to retain the RAID controller cache contents in the event of a power failure.  While this makes for a relatively simple design, it suffers from some critical limitations including: limited longevity, slow recovery time, short lifespan, safety and disposal challenges.