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Storage media & peripherals

See below for a selection of the latest books from Storage media & peripherals category. Presented with a red border are the Storage media & peripherals books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Storage media & peripherals books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Design for 3D Printing

Design for 3D Printing

Author: Samuel Bernier, Bertier Luyt, Tatiana Reinhard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2015

France's Le FabShop has extensive experience testing 3D printers and creating digital models for them. From an articulated Makey Robot to a posable elephant model, Samuel N. Bernier and the rest of Le FabShop's team have created some of the most-printed designs in the 3D printing world. This book uses their work to teach you how to get professional results out of a desktop 3D printer without needing to be trained in design. Through a series of tutorials and case studies, this book gives you the techniques to turn a product idea into a 3D model and a prototype. Focusing on free design software and affordable technologies, the exercises in this book are the perfect boost to any beginner looking to start designing for 3D printing. Designing for the tool and finding a good tool to fit the design--these are at the core of the product designer's job, and these are the tools this book will help you master. Foreword by Carl Bass, Autodesk's CEO, a passionate and prolific Maker.In Design For 3D Printing, you'll: Learn the different 3D printing technologies Choose the best desktop 3D printer Discover free 3D modeling software Become familiar with 3D scanning solutions Find out how to go from a bad to a good 3D source file, one that's ready-to-print

3D Printing with MatterControl

3D Printing with MatterControl

Author: Joan Horvath, Rich Cameron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2015

In 3D Printing With MatterControl, Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron, the team behind Mastering 3D Printing, explain step-by-step how to use the MatterControl program, which allows you to control many common types of 3D printers (including both cartesian and delta style machines). 3D Printing With MatterControl can stand alone, or it can be a companion to Mastering 3D Printing to show you how to install, configure, and use best practices with your printer and printing software. The book includes both step by step software walkthroughs and case studies with typical 3D printed objects. Whether you are a maker or a teacher of makers, 3D Printing with MatterControl will show you how to get the most out of your printer with the new standard for open source 3D printing software. While there are books available on 3D printers, and even a few on software to make models for printers, there are few good sources covering the software that actually controls these printers. MatterControl is emerging as the leading open source software for 3D printers, and 3D Printing With MatterControl covers this new standard in this brief book.

Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming

Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming

Author: Austin Scott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2015

This book is for PLC programmers, electricians, instrumentation technicians, and automation professionals with basic PLC programming knowledge, but no knowledge of RSLogix 5000. If you are a student who is familiar with automation and would like to learn about RSLogix 5000 with a minimal investment of time, this is the book for you.

Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook

Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook

Author: Marco Schwartz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2015

This book is intended for those who want to build exciting projects using the Intel Galileo board. It is for people who are already experienced in using more classic Arduino boards and want to extend their knowledge to the Intel Galileo board. It is also for people who want to learn about electronics and programming, and Intel Galileo is the perfect platform for this.

Charge-Trapping Non-Volatile Memories Volume 1 - Basic and Advanced Devices

Charge-Trapping Non-Volatile Memories Volume 1 - Basic and Advanced Devices

Author: Panagiotis Dimitrakis Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2015

This book describes the basic technologies and operation principles of charge-trapping non-volatile memories. The authors explain the device physics of each device architecture and provide a concrete description of the materials involved as well as the fundamental properties of the technology. Modern material properties used as charge-trapping layers, for new applications are introduced.

Building a Columnar Database on RAMCloud Database Design for the Low-Latency Enabled Data Center

Building a Columnar Database on RAMCloud Database Design for the Low-Latency Enabled Data Center

Author: Christian Tinnefeld Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/07/2015

This book examines the field of parallel database management systems and illustrates the great variety of solutions based on a shared-storage or a shared-nothing architecture. Constantly dropping memory prices and the desire to operate with low-latency responses on large sets of data paved the way for main memory-based parallel database management systems. However, this area is currently dominated by the shared-nothing approach in order to preserve the in-memory performance advantage by processing data locally on each server. The main argument this book makes is that such an unilateral development will cease due to the combination of the following three trends: a) Today's network technology features remote direct memory access (RDMA) and narrows the performance gap between accessing main memory on a server and of a remote server to and even below a single order of magnitude. b) Modern storage systems scale gracefully, are elastic and provide high-availability. c) A modern storage system such as Stanford's RAM Cloud even keeps all data resident in the main memory. Exploiting these characteristics in the context of a main memory-based parallel database management system is desirable. The book demonstrates that the advent of RDMA-enabled network technology makes the creation of a parallel main memory DBMS based on a shared-storage approach feasible.

Chromecast Device User Guide Chromecast TV Device Setup and User Manual

Chromecast Device User Guide Chromecast TV Device Setup and User Manual

Author: Joseph Joyner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2015

Raspberry Pi Mechatronics Projects HOTSHOT

Raspberry Pi Mechatronics Projects HOTSHOT

Author: Sai Yamanoor, Srihari Yamanoor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

This book is targeted towards beginners and intermediate designers of mechatronic systems and embedded system design. Some familiarity with the Raspberry Pi and Python programming is preferred but not required.

Non-volatile Memories

Non-volatile Memories

Author: Pierre-Camille Lacaze, Jean-Claude Lacroix Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2014

Written for scientists, researchers, and engineers, Non-volatile Memories describes the recent research and implementations in relation to the design of a new generation of non-volatile electronic memories. The objective is to replace existing memories (DRAM, SRAM, EEPROM, Flash, etc.) with a universal memory model likely to reach better performances than the current types of memory: extremely high commutation speeds, high implantation densities and retention time of information of about ten years.

High Performance Parallel I/O

High Performance Parallel I/O

Author: California, USA) Prabhat (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2014

Gain Critical Insight into the Parallel I/O Ecosystem Parallel I/O is an integral component of modern high performance computing (HPC), especially in storing and processing very large datasets to facilitate scientific discovery. Revealing the state of the art in this field, High Performance Parallel I/O draws on insights from leading practitioners, researchers, software architects, developers, and scientists who shed light on the parallel I/O ecosystem. The first part of the book explains how large-scale HPC facilities scope, configure, and operate systems, with an emphasis on choices of I/O hardware, middleware, and applications. The book then traverses up the I/O software stack. The second part covers the file system layer and the third part discusses middleware (such as MPIIO and PLFS) and user-facing libraries (such as Parallel-NetCDF, HDF5, ADIOS, and GLEAN). Delving into real-world scientific applications that use the parallel I/O infrastructure, the fourth part presents case studies from particle-in-cell, stochastic, finite volume, and direct numerical simulations. The fifth part gives an overview of various profiling and benchmarking tools used by practitioners. The final part of the book addresses the implications of current trends in HPC on parallel I/O in the exascale world.

Nanometer Variation-Tolerant SRAM Circuits and Statistical Design for Yield

Nanometer Variation-Tolerant SRAM Circuits and Statistical Design for Yield

Author: Mohamed Abu-Rahma, Mohab Anis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2014

Variability is one of the most challenging obstacles for IC design in the nanometer regime. In nanometer technologies, SRAM show an increased sensitivity to process variations due to low-voltage operation requirements, which are aggravated by the strong demand for lower power consumption and cost, while achieving higher performance and density. With the drastic increase in memory densities, lower supply voltages, and higher variations, statistical simulation methodologies become imperative to estimate memory yield and optimize performance and power. This book is an invaluable reference on robust SRAM circuits and statistical design methodologies for researchers and practicing engineers in the field of memory design. It combines state of the art circuit techniques and statistical methodologies to optimize SRAM performance and yield in nanometer technologies. Provides comprehensive review of state-of-the-art, variation-tolerant SRAM circuit techniques; Discusses Impact of device related process variations and how they affect circuit and system performance, from a design point of view; Helps designers optimize memory yield, with practical statistical design methodologies and yield estimation techniques.

Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

Author: Yoshio (Stanford University, USA) Nishi Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/06/2014

New solutions are needed for future scaling down of nonvolatile memory. Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology provides an overview of developing technologies and explores their strengths and weaknesses. After an overview of the current market, part one introduces improvements in flash technologies, including developments in 3D NAND flash technologies and flash memory for ultra-high density storage devices. Part two looks at the advantages of designing phase change memory and resistive random access memory technologies. It looks in particular at the fabrication, properties, and performance of nanowire phase change memory technologies. Later chapters also consider modeling of both metal oxide and resistive random access memory switching mechanisms, as well as conductive bridge random access memory technologies. Finally, part three looks to the future of alternative technologies. The areas covered include molecular, polymer, and hybrid organic memory devices, and a variety of random access memory devices such as nano-electromechanical, ferroelectric, and spin-transfer-torque magnetoresistive devices. Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology is a key resource for postgraduate students and academic researchers in physics, materials science, and electrical engineering. It is a valuable tool for research and development managers concerned with electronics, semiconductors, nanotechnology, solid-state memories, magnetic materials, organic materials, and portable electronic devices.