http://www.sqlservercentral.com/blogs/sqlmanofmystery/2010/07/23/fusion_2D00_io-releases-new-2.1-driver-and-firmware/

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Fusion-IO releases new 2.1 driver and firmware

By Wesley Brown, 2010/07/23

And it is well worth the upgrade. I recently had the opportunity to interview David Flynn CEO of Fusion-IO and that will be coming up soon. I have been beta testing the 2.0 driver for quite some time and have been very happy with the performance and reduction in required system memory (by half!). The 2.1 driver is the official release of the 2.x series and has some gains even over the 2.0 drive I’ve been testing. I always to a little test run with HD Tach before diving into my other more detailed tools and right off the top the 2.1 driver is faster yet again than the 1.27 and the 2.0 driver. The blue is the 2.0 the red is the 2.1. I don’t know about you but getting a performance bump from a firmware and driver upgrade is always a good thing!

 

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