“There was some hubbub surrounding the release of machines with Apple’s Fusion Drive Core Storage-based management software,” David Morgenstern reports for ZDNet. “And much confusion. The word ‘caching’ crept into the stories and posts. The caching label appears to be sticking and that is incorrect.”

Morgenstern reports, “I ran a search for ‘Fusion Drive’ and ‘caching’ and found plenty of recent stories that describe the Fusion Drive as managing caching for a performance boost… Not caching. Tiering.”

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