Caching inside the storage system
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- Some systems go with the direction of placing the cache inside the
- The advantages:
- easier management (the single management system notion).
- Ease of provisioning the cache to different servers.
- The disadvantages:
- high latency overhead of the RAID system on top of the SSD.
- Requires a completely revamped new SSD part in the RAID system,
to avoid killing the performance gain of SSDs.