Glossary

Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) Cache

The FAST (Fast Automated Storage Tiering)-Cache of EMC is an additional function for the optimisation of server performance. With the cache, users receive instant access to frequently used data. The FAST-cache is a supplement of FAST to automatically intercept unforeseen (over)loads of the system. With the FAST-cache, a substancial increase in performance concerning writing and reading procedures may be achieved.