Differentiated Storage Services

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
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LSI & Intel are working on a project to examine the proposition that that a storage device can better optimize performance if given information concerning the type of data it is handling. While SSD are becoming more affordable, they are still expensive. Can the storage system more efficiently utilize the performance advantages of SSD if applications and file systems provide information to the storage system about which type of data is associated with each block access command?