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EMC announces PCIe Flash Cache--Fusion IO gets its first major competitor

In another demonstration of genuine leadership and street fighting spirit EMC announced today the availability of VFCache, otherwise known as Project Lightning. Simply put, VFCache is a 300GB SLC-flash on a PCIe card, designed to go into a server which is running an IO starved application, perhaps even after using the fastest HDDs and even array-based SSDs. Such applications are more prevalent than one might think. In fact, more and more applications have become IO-starved over the past decade as CPUs and networks have become faster and storage has improved marginally, if at all. The product is also GA at the same time.

  • Premiered: 02/06/12
  • Author: Arun Taneja
  • Published: Taneja Blog
Topic(s): VFCache EMC Fusion IO SSD Solid State Devices Application Acceleration cache
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EMC releases VFCache PCIe flash card for servers

EMC Corp. today officially launched VFCache, its PCIe flash caching product formerly known as “Project Lightning.” EMC also teased its “Project Thunder” appliance with multiple flash cards that will be available in an early-access program later this year.

  • Premiered: 02/06/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: SearchSolidStateStorage.com
Topic(s): TBA EMC TBA SSD TBA VFCache TBA PCIe TBA Flash
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Proximal Data launches solid-state caching software for VMs

Proximal Data came out of stealth today with its AutoCache solid-state caching software designed to increase performance of heavily-virtualized server environments using PCIe flash cards or solid-state drives (SSDs).

  • Premiered: 07/23/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: SearchSolidStateStorage
Topic(s): TBA SSD TBA Proximal Data TBA AutoCache TBA VM TBA VFCache TBA ioTurbine TBA PCIe
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EMC gets flashier, how the portfolio grows...

Yesterday saw EMC make some major flash architectural, portfolio, and roadmap announcements by way of introducing a new name for what was previously VFCache, and announcing ready for beta XtremIO product that is now marching toward a near term GA.