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Fusion-io flogs software to turn a server fitted with its PCIe flash cards into a shared storage appliance. It turns out that the software is based on UK developer ID7's code and Fusion-io has just bought the company. ID7 was set up in 2006 and produces SCST, an open-source Linux component used by many storage vendors. It is a …

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I think that press release could have been done better.

Sounds like they intend to do what Oracle did with Mysql.

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Tricky!

MySQL is in userspace, this is a patch against the kernel. So it depends on lots of code under GPLv2 and it should be very hard to make closed source extensions without breaking someones copyrights.

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SCST looks neat.

Time to give it a go.

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