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VeloSSD™ Cache Software from EliteBytes™ Limited
VeloSSD™ brings more velocity to your storage. SSD caching with VeloSSD™ from EliteBytes™ delivers the free scalable and cost effective software solution to catapult your Windows environment from HDD to SSD speeds. Speeds up Operating system load time and any applications. Also minimizes cost for SSD storage. You can use any SSD on any Windows® operating system as caching device. Software and Hardware RAID configurations are supported. Traditional BIOS, modern UEFI native boot and Windows 8/8.1/10 secure boot are full supported. This software supports now up to 2 Petabyte Host Volumes. It requires only little RAM to manage Caching of these high Capacities. Compared to earlier Versions of this product the RAM footprint was reduced by more than 95%.
Change History VeloSSD
November 30 2017
Summary Version 22.214.171.124
This Update: -Complies to highest security Standards ( Signed with Extended Verification Certificate and countersigned by Microsoft WHQL ) (Now Windows 10 Secure Boot Compatible !) -Was tested positiv on latest Windows 10 1709 and build 16251 / Server 2016 -Updated the build environment to the Visual Studio 2015 Build tool chain.
July 11 2017
Changes in Version 126.96.36.199
Build Integrity Check option add.
This means a stricter Code signing policy compared to earlier builds.
To be continued.
November 28 2016
Changes in Version 2266
Compatibility with newest Windows 10 and Server 2016 verified.
Several minor issues fixed.
May 3 2016
Changes in Version 188.8.131.52
-Allowed Cache Size raised, now double size !!!
-Cluster shared volume compatibility added
-reaffirmed compatibility with Bitlocker(tm)
-1 possible crash during removal fixed.
-Problem with refs on cache volume and newer servers removed
-Pie chart alignment fixed.
-Problem condition after reset/power off removed
February 5 2016
Changes in Version 184.108.40.206
-This Version is enabled to run on virtual machines.
-Offline product activation (optional).
-minimal free SSDsize lowered from 16gb to 8gb.
December 21 2015
Changes in Version 220.127.116.11
This Host Volume size limit was 2 Terabyte for Personal and Professional Editions.
It is now 10 Terabyte. Higher Editions have no Host Volume size limit.
November 17 2015
Changes in Version 18.104.22.168
This version doubles the SSD Cache Size limit for the Personal edition to 128GB Cache.
A few decent bug fixes improve stability.
September 15 2015
Changes in Version 22.214.171.124
This version is a big jump ahead since it adds many features from the MaxVeloSSD CodeBase.
S.M.A.R.T and Performance monitoring,
WriteThrough, Scan Resistant
Maximum Host Capacity Limits ( now 2 PetaByte ).
Thoroughly tested under Windows 10.
Bugs with multiple cache Data Volumes removed.
Bugs in the Cache engine were removed.
Bugs with recovery after power loss were removed.
Recovery is now quicker, especially when the write cache is filled up.
Earlier versions needed to write the Write Cache back completely before boot.
That could result in frustrating long boot times.
Internal corruption due Power loss / reset occurred every once and a while. This is fixed.
If an internal on disk structure is corrupted ( possible write error while loosing power ) fallback failover recognizes and replaces it.
Changes in Version 126.96.36.199
This version adds a chart control to the application.
It allows precise visualization of IOPS/MBPS. Cache Hit/Miss and Data export in XML.
Support for Cache on Software RAID SSD Volumes was overworked.
Windows 10 Preview compatibility was added.
On big fragmented Cache a CPU Hog/Honk was removed ( Rare Condition).
Numerous Detail changes, please see the Change log for full reference.
Changes in Version 188.8.131.52
This version supports caching of Storage Volumes on USB3 and SDxC Cards.
This is very useful for Computers with no more free SATA ports.
You can connect the SSD Device over USB3, a SSD connected this way will have almost the same speed as over SATA.
Sticks also work good and accelerate HDD driven Laptops and Desktops.
Hard Disks mounted in Folders can be cached too with this version.
Building up on the reliable VeloSSD Software, this Version adds multilingual Help System and User manual.
Changes in Version 184.108.40.206
Fixed the yellow Device Manager Entry in Windows 8.0 and later ( in the System Devices branch ).
Fixed a serious bug with SSD Sector sizes > 512 bytes. ( SSD with big Sectors ?
-put multiple SSD´s in a Storage Space and you get a 4k Sector size.
Please try this only with Version 220.127.116.11 ! Actually you don´t need to try because the SW will deny big cache Sectors.
Would that be cool ? - SSD cache in a Storage Space ? -Write us your opinions, and we will see.)
Trial activation was worked on.
An application crash after activation was identified and removed.
-The Storage Device Manufacturer name was missing in the volume info.
ReFS recognition and compatibility.
NTFS & ReFS Checkpoint syncronisation. ( Checkpoints ( not Snapshots ) are written quite often by these 2 file systems and represent transactional consistant states. )
Better deinstall, removes also cache from volumes that are not longer online. *MaxVeloSSD will be rereleased next. There will be an upgrade path for VeloSSD customers.