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VLP RDIMMs for virtualization on Blade Servers

Why Netlist 16GB VLP RDIMM outperforms the competition

UPDATE: 07/06/2012 – VMware certifies Netlist as sole memory vendor

Netlist claims their 16GB VLP RDIMM has improved performance and reliability/robustness vs. the competitors’ products. And is also cheaper to make.

VMware has certified Netlist 16GB VLP RDIMM memory modules for use with VMware products – it is the only VLP memory product certified by VMware.

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Multi-die vs. multi-PCB to increase memory density

Netlist Planar-X – cheaper 32GB RDIMMs and VLP

UPDATE: 07/06/2012 – VMware certifies Netlist as sole memory vendor

With increasing memory capacity, there is a need to fit a greater number of memory packages (which hold the DRAM die) onto the limited space on a memory module.

One way is to minimize the number of memory packages – by fitting more DRAM dies in a memory package (multi-die).

The other is the increase the real-estate by using a sandwich of multiple PCBs to build the memory module (multi-PCB).

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