RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble

Howard Marks writing for Networking Computing talks about Infinio from TFD9:

One of the things I enjoy most about attending Tech Field Day events is when innovative companies are brave enough to make their first public appearances in front of an  obstreperous group of bloggers  and on live Internet video. The latest to run the TFD gauntlet is Infinio. Its Infinio Accelerator bucks the trend of using SSDs to accelerate NFS storage performance for vSphere hosts, and instead uses server RAM as a cache.

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