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Linux The creator of Linux is excited about solid-state drives, expects progress in graphics and wireless networking, and says the operating system is strong in virtualization despite his personal lack of interest in the area.
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RE: What happened to hybrids?
by drfelip on Mon 26th Nov 2007 22:16 UTC in reply to "What happened to hybrids?"
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They are indeed used by some laptop manufacturers, I've seen them in some Dells and Sonys, but with about 256 MB of Flash memory, there isn't any benchmark that shows even a small increase in performance.

I think SanDisk's Vaulter Disk is going to achieve better results, but I haven't found any benchmarks yet. I wrote about it in my blog (just the announcement, technical details are out of my skill):

http://optimitza.cat/news/2007/11/14/vaulter-disk-the-long-awaited-...

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