Archive For April 29, 2010

Facebook Flashcache

Facebook released Flashcache yesterday: Releasing Flashcache. The authors of Flashcache, Paul Saab and Mohan Srinivasan, describe it as “a simple write back persistent block cache designed to accelerate reads and writes from slower rotational media by caching data in SSD’s.” There are commercial variants of flash-based write caches available as well. For example, LSI has…

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