Development of Simulator using RAM Disk for FTL Performance Analysis

RAM 디스크를 이용한 FTL 성능 분석 시뮬레이터 개발

  • Ihm, Dong-Hyuk (Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University) ;
  • Park, Seong-Mo (Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University)
  • 임동혁 (전남대학교 전자컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 박성모 (전남대학교 전자컴퓨터공학과)
  • Received : 2010.06.03
  • Published : 2010.09.25

Abstract

NAND flash memory has been widely used than traditional HDD in PDA and other mobile devices, embedded systems, PC because of faster access speed, low power consumption, vibration resistance and other benefits. DiskSim and other HDD simulators has been developed that for find improvements for the software or hardware. But there is a few Linux-based simulators for NAND flash memory and SSD. There is necessary for Windows-based NAND flash simulator because storage devices and PC using Windows. This paper describe for development of simulator-NFSim for FTL performance analysis in NAND flash. NFSim is used to measure performance of various FTL algorithms and FTL wear-level. NAND flash memory model and FTL algorithm developed using Windows Driver Model and class for scalability. There is no need for another tools because NFSim using graph tool for data measure of FTL performance.

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