Hard Drive Caching with SSDs
Posted on: 08/19/2010 11:10 AM

Linux Magazine takes a look at Hard Drive Caching with SSDs

Hard Drive Caching with SSDs


Caching is a concept used through computing. CPUs have several levels of cache; disk drives have cache; and the list goes on. Adding a small amount of high-speed data storage relative to a large amount of slower-speed storage can make huge improvements to performance. Enter two new kernel patches -- bcache and flashcache -- that leverage the power of SSDs.



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