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PrimoCache Overview
Sorta like windows storage spaces pools, sorta ZFS-ish
windows  software  storage  accelerator  cache  caching 
february 2018 by asteroza
Alluxio – A Memory-Centric Virtual Distributed Storage System
It sounds sorta like they implented a distributed cache/storage broker, where the local node runs something similar to ZFS/ZIL/L2ARC, with final external persistent storage tier connected as a plugin.
Alluxio  tachyon  virtual  distributed  cache  caching  sotrage  layer  software  broker  in-memory  memory  accelerator  opensource  Delicious 
february 2016 by asteroza
Justifying FS-Cache [LWN.net]
FS-Cache seems to have been merged into the 2.6.30 kernel so is available for NFS systems. Somebody ought to make a nice little VMware VM appliance to grab local RDM SSD's for FS-Cache to grab external NFS shares, then refeed that to the VMware host server as a local NFS datastore. Though that Marvel Dragonfly hardware accelerator which links directly into VMware drivers is probably faster (though less generic).
FS-Cache  network  filesystem  local  cache  caching  accelerator  software  linux  kernel  patch  NFS  CIFS  Delicious 
september 2011 by asteroza
facebook/flashcache - GitHub
Based on dm-cache and in production at Facebook. Bcache is architecturally superior but less mature. Kernel module for SSD caching of IO
flashcache  dm-cache  software  caching  cache  accelerator  facebook  programming  development  storage  SSD  Delicious 
september 2011 by asteroza
Bcache - BcacheWiki
Interesting work on a filesystem agnostic block device cache implementation using SSD's, as a linux kernel patch. Very similar to ZFS' L2ARC cache which is also intended for use with SSD's. But the big difference is that this is a read/write cache, so technically it is a hybrid of ZIL and L2ARC. Creator works for Google, so this might have legs...
Bcache  linux  kernel  patch  software  block  device  caching  accelerator  writeback  SSD  ZFS  L2ARC  ZIL  programming  development  performance  storage  cache  filesystem  Delicious 
september 2011 by asteroza
Marvell Launches New DragonFly Virtual Storage Accelerator [SNW Spring 2011] | StorageReview.com
This appears at first glance to be a server local caching card that uses local SSD's, with drivers that hook into the hypervisor's network storage drivers (probably iSCSI, maybe NFS) as a transparent network storage caching layer local to a hypervisor, reducing network IO. Which is an interesting way towards boosting speed, since many VM servers using network storage have idle/empty storage slots onboard.
marvell  Dragonfly  virtual  storage  accelerator  card  PCIe  PCIexpress  x8  network  iSCSI  SAN  hardware  electronics  devices  cache  caching  VMware  linux  KVM  Xen  XenServer  Hyper-V  SAS  SATA  hypervisor  machine  server  VM  acceleration  Delicious 
august 2011 by asteroza
hashcache.pdf (application/pdf Object)
This hurts my head because, in a way, this is so simple and awesome. Use a specialized/tweaked hashing algorithm to generate the actual hard disk location of the cached webpage (hash the URL into a filepath for example). Skips the index lookup stage so obviates the need for a web cache index. I wonder if you can do filesystem tricks like altering the create time to match the web server's file age response, so that doing a cache file age check is a compare.
hashcache  edgeXL  web  cache  proxy  indexless  software  algorithm  research  programming  development  webdev  high  performance  caching  WAN  HTTP  accelerator  server  filetype:pdf  media:document  Delicious 
april 2009 by asteroza

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