This is the second installment from Jerome Wendt — President and Founder of DCIG. I find DCIG to be a credible source and obviously so does FIO. Learn more here: http://sales.dcig.com/about/jeromemwendtbiography.html
Intro (full interview link follows)
Fusion-io installs its ioDrive in server PCI Express slots and its software driver in the server OS so it is easy to understand why Fusion-io gets labeled as DAS. While it may certainly be used that way and started there, Fusion-io has a much different endgame in mind. As Fusion-io’s CMO Rick White explains in this second part of our interview series, Fusion-io creates an active data tier that seamlessly moves data between the new active data tier it creates and backend high capacity disk.