The ability to read from shared storage and write to flash on the server subsequently delivered to flash all without the SAN even knowing is a major advantage. This kind of software will shape the server and storage markets in the coming months as more companies scramble to find ways to integrate and distribute their technology.
There are many FlashCaching products available from multiple manufacturers, but what one pays is for a better protocol implementation that will improve the overall performance of networks, databases and storage systems as a whole.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.