DDN IME flash cache, SFA operating system get updates

DataDirect Networks updated its Infinite Memory Engine flash cache and Storage Fusion Architecture operating system to try to improve performance and resilience for higher-capacity flash storage systems. Version 1.1 of the DataDirect Networks Infinite Memory Engine (DDN IME) nonvolatile memory express-based flash cache and I/O processing system adds support for the latest Intel Xeon Phi x86 processors — code-named Knights Landing — and 40 Gigabit Ethernet and 100 GbE networking… The main new capabilities in the SFA 11 operating system are declustered RAID and erasure coding. SFA is the operating system for DDN’s SFA14KX, GRIDScaler 14KX and EXAScaler 14KX storage systems…

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