back to article Gelsinger pops lid on top-secret EMC Lightning code

EMC's Project Lightning code is being produced by a software team in Israel, using – El Reg thinks – Micron hardware. Project Lightning is EMC's placing of its own PCIe-connected flash memory cache card in servers, with its contents controlled by FAST (Fully-Automated Storage Tiering), which passes data to it from a backing EMC …

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Coat

How about...

VFLASHX?

;-)

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identical connectors on the top edge

Errr, wouldn't that be because it's a PCIe card?

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J.T

"We can see that it does now bears a family resemblance to the EMC Lightning PCIe card (right) with a similar large black controller chip, identical connectors on the top edge "

You mean the industry standard pci-express connector? And what seems to be the industry practice of putting the heaviest hottest processor chip in the middle of the card?

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Black Helicopters

Err...

OH! MY! GOD! Two flash cards have the same heat-spreader!!

They're not even the same profile...

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