"On track", according to Intel
It appears that Intel has finally ironed out the kinks with its 3D Xpoint Optane DIMMs and they will finally launch in the second half of next year.
Apollo Lake dimming DIMMS use
Notebook vendors have largely moved to on-board memory designs and are killing off DIMMs so that they can make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible.
IDF 2015: 3Dxpoint memory will be DIMM
Intel's Queen of Big Data has just announced that the first 3D Xpoint based memory will be in the DIMM modules.
First stop, server market
Really dense memory