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Intel Unveils SSD Software For Linux Servers

From IT World Canada - 12 Feb 2013:

A solid- state drive-based Cache Acceleration Software (CAS) for Linux servers introduced by Intel Corp. today can dramatically speed up the performance of read-intensive applications, according to the microprocessor company.

Intel said its CAS can triple the performance of SSDs on standard databases and offer up to 18 times improved performance on read-intensive online transaction processing applications. The product supports caching on NAND flash (solid-state and PCIe cards) in storage arrays and VMware vMotion, according to Andrew Flint, CAS product manager for Intel.

Intel obtained its SSD-based Cache Acceleration Software technology from its buyout of Canadian startup Nevex Virtual Technologies.