Violin accelerates demanding enterprise applications with vCache, its first multi-terabyte capacity NFS cache.
VCache uses Gear6's NFS caching software with Violin's scalable flash memory array technology. Violin says it centralises massive massive memory pools from existing NAS, serving data 10-50x faster than mechanical disks.
The vCache combines DRAM and flash memory to boost throughput up to 5GB/sec (30000 I/Os per second on file systems).
The device sits in front of any NFS origin server.
Violin claims its system caches an entire active database Read more...