Ciprico (circa 2007) Ciprico,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CPCI) is a leading provider of intelligent storage software,
solutions and appliances for enterprise class IT servers, professional
workstations and digital media workflows.
Ciprico's web site was at
www.ciprico.com. But that's now an unrelated site.
- editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com
editor's comments: from storage market
Ciprico was acquired by
Dot Hill in September
2008. The company had been a pioneer in the high speed
RAID systems market.
the early days of RAID there was a lot of interest from broadcast and military
markets - because these markets had the need and budgets to afford these types
The 1996 edition of Ciprico's home page
here exemplifies this paradigm with a prominent link to this
"November 25, 1996 - Ciprico Inc., (NASDAQ CPCI)
today announced that Ciprico disk arrays have been instrumental in the
production of Warner Bros.' recently released animated comedy,
Jam. The disk arrays have been the primary high-speed digital storage media
used in the creation of the film, allowing many computer artists to preview
their computer generated images (CGI) at the same time. Ciprico disk arrays
provided almost a terabyte of storage capacity (approximately 30 disk arrays) to
3 of Warner's Silicon Graphics Challenge XL servers, just for the Space Jam
of 500+ gone away storage companies
Amplification - is a measure of the efficiency of the SSD controller. Write
amplification defines the number of writes the controller makes to the NAND for
every write from the host system. Long, continuous writes map over this
mismatch, but most embedded/ enterprise applications do not stream data.
Instead, they transfer data in a series of shorter, more random transactions."|
inside flash SSD jargon|