Samsung and Microsoft: Let’s Speed up Vista on SSDs

Samsung Electronics Just last month, Samsung announced the mass production of cheaper and larger Solid State Drives (SSD)s.

There’s been some criticism over the performance (or lack thereof) when it comes to SSDs and Microsoft Windows Vista.

Now it appears that Samsung and Microsoft are going to work on that. InfoWorld reported that last Wednesday, Samsung announced that they were discussing with Microsoft how to improve the performance of SSDs under Windows Vista.

The differences in how data is streated on conventional rotating hard-drives and flash memory-based SSDs has caused problems for some OSes, especially Vista, where optimization involving file sizes and sector (or page) sizes has been lacking, to say the least.

Read: InfoWorld