Latest Storage Driver Versions...

Please note this post was last updated July 15th, 2009. Here on the OEM team, we are often asked storage-related questions about the latest versions of Storport.sys, the iSCSI Initiator, and MPIO.             For easy reference, below are the latest available versions of Storport.sys, MPIO, and the iSCSI Initiator as of 7/15/2009.  Both GDR branch fixes available…

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What is the solid state drive (SSD) option I'm seeing on some new laptops?

These new Solid State Drives (SSDs) are utilizing Flash Memory, also known as non-volatile memory (NVM). The two types of Flash memory being used are MLC (Multi-Level Cell) memory and SLC (Single-Level Cell) memory. MLC (Multi-Level Cell) memory is less expensive and more common in low dollar cost items where you need large amounts of…

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