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Wear-leveling techniques in NAND flash devices

Posted: 09 Jun 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:NAND flash? wear leveling? techniques wear leveling?

Wear leveling is a process that helps reduce premature wear in NAND flash devices. The most common implementation of wear leveling occurs in the NAND flash controller, which manages access to the memory device and determines how the NAND flash blocks are used.

This application note highlights the importance of wear leveling, explains two primary wear-leveling techniquesstatic and dynamicand calls attention to other considerations involved in implementing wear leveling.

View the PDF document for more information.

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