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VirtuCache Host Side Caching versus Storage Controller Cache

Global Foundries is one of the world’s largest semiconductor foundries making chips for AMD, IBM, and Qualcomm. Global Foundries’ IT had recently moved their Business Intelligence applications from physical servers to VMs. Such a migration had resulted in high storage latencies and lower throughput for this application, which meant that the user queries during the daytime and batch jobs during off-hours were taking a lot longer than when the workload was running on bare metal...