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wazoox 430 days ago | link | parent

So apparently inventing your own SSD caching system is all the rage? We already had flashcache from Facebook : https://github.com/facebook/flashcache/ And bcache : http://bcache.evilpiepirate.org/

However this one isn't kernel-based, so it won't help your NFS server or your postgresql engine. On the other hand it's much easier to build.

wmf 430 days ago | link

Block devices and memcached are totally different; of course you're going to need different implementations for different APIs.


wazoox 430 days ago | link

However a block layer cache can enhance any kind of IO.


nwmcsween 430 days ago | link

All these level caching systems work mostly on different layers, bcache deals with the block layer, flashcache deals with device mapper et al and so does enhanceio.


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