According to Bruce Toal, CEO of Convey, the selection of a Convey HC Memcached appliance by SDSC is significant. “Accelerated access to data enables better science and faster analytics. As a leader in data-intensive computing, SDSC provides resources, services and expertise to the national research community. We’re pleased to see such a prestigious organization use our innovative, hybrid-core technology.”
The Convey HC Memcached appliance is based on Convey’s proven hybrid-core technology, combining the economies and programmability of industry standard processors with the performance and efficiency of a hardware-based, application-specific design. Performance-critical portions of the memcached server are accelerated directly in hardware—providing seven to ten times the throughput of a contemporary multi-core server while maintaining sub-millisecond response time.
The Convey accelerated memcached appliance is completely transparent to the rest of the cluster; one appliance can be a direct plug-in replacement for multiple conventional memcached commodity servers. The appliance runs standard Linux, supports standard fabric interfaces, and is easy to deploy and incorporate into a typical data center.
Reduces Cost of Ownership
The Convey memcached appliance not only achieves order of magnitude performance increases, it also saves money on infrastructure, power, cooling and maintenance costs. When used as nodes in a cluster, the appliance delivers su
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