Given the fact that EMC has the most at stake in the shift to Flash memory, the company’s future plans in this regard are of great interest to many people across the IT spectrum.
At the VMworld 2012 conference this week, EMC announced EMC VFCache, caching software that sits on a server that EMC claims is the first such implementation to support in-line data deduplication. According to Barry Ader, senior director of the EMC Flash Business Unit, that’s significant because most other server cache offerings experience a significant degradation in performance when deduplication is turned on. In contrast, VFCache is designed to not only speed up performance, but also reduce the amount of data that ultimately needs to be stored.
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