Archive for July, 2008

Hybrid Storage Pools: The L2ARC

I’ve written recently about the hybrid storage pool (HSP), using ZFS to augment the conventional storage stack with flash memory. The resulting system improve performance, cost, density, capacity, power dissipation — pretty much evey axis of importance. An important component of the HSP is something called the second level adaptive replacement cache (L2ARC). This allows [...]

Posted on July 23, 2008 at 5:06 pm by ahl · Permalink · 5 Comments
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Hybrid Storage Pools in CACM

As I mentioned in my previous post, I wrote an article about the hybrid storage pool (HSP); that article appears in the recently released July issue of Communications of the ACM. You can find it here. In the article, I talk about a novel way of augmenting the traditional storage stack with flash memory as [...]

Posted on July 1, 2008 at 3:49 pm by ahl · Permalink · 2 Comments
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