The folks at NVELO recently provided The SSD Guy with some benchmark data comparing their Dataplex software’s performance against the Intel iSRT caching software that is becoming prevalent among Ultrabooks.
For those unaware of these two technologies, they are both caching software that automatically maintains “Hot” data within a low-capacity SSD while leaving “Cold” data on the system HDD. The end result is that the PC performs as if it boasts a large SSD when, in truth, it uses Continue reading
SanDisk today announced the acquisition of Schooner Information Technology, a developer of SSD-optimized software. Terms were not announced.
This is a good move for SanDisk and a good move for Schooner. SanDisk’s enterprise strategy is suddenly coming into focus.
Schooner has had an interesting and difficult history. The company started out as a manufacturer of appliances based on standard computer hardware, one that ran MySQL, and the other Continue reading