Sandisk Acquires Schooner in Enterprise Flash Deal

SanDisk Corporation said today that it has acquired Schooner Information Technology, Inc, a Sunnyvale, Calif. company that focuses on boosting the performance and efficiency of applications using MySQL and/or memcached caching. Sandisk said Schooner’s products would complement its growing portfolio of enterprise solid state disk (SSD) and flash-optimized software offerings that enable customers to accelerate the performance of data-intensive applications. Schooner’s team of database and flash optimization experts have joined SanDisk. At the 2010 O’Reilly Velocity 2010 conference, we got an overview of the company and its products from Schooner Founder, Chairman and CTO Dr. John Busch. This video runs about 8 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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