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Achieving Low Latency: The Fall and Rise of Storage Caching

The caching of content from disk storage to high-speed memory is a proven technology for reducing read latency and improving application-level performance. The problem with traditional caching, however, is one of scale: Random access memory, typically used for caches, is limited to Gigabytes, while hard disk drive-based storage exists on the order of Terabytes. Is it time for flash memory to step in? Read more…