Optane Memory

Donald Wilde dwilde1 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 20:15:20 UTC 2020

On 6/9/20, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:
> On 6/9/20 11:39 AM, Donald Wilde wrote:
>> On 6/8/20, Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
>> I haven't worked for Intel for several years now, so I do not know if
>> these are still current products but it seems so from a cursory
>> search. The caching products alone should really speed up web and
>> network servers, so IMHO this is a must-have for FreeBSD.
> I haven't had a chance to touch these boards yet physically but IIRC
> they get presented to the linux kernel as a nvme device.  so there is a
> chance it may work already?  i'd be interested to see if anyone else has
> had a chance to play with one of these.

That's good data, Pete. My only question would be whether the Linux
nvme driver is smart enough to understand the differences, because
Optane is radically faster than FLASH. they may work, but perhaps not
in the most effective way.

Don Wilde
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