The Intel® Intelligent Storage Acceleration Library (Intel® ISA-L) provides tools to minimize disk space use and maximize storage throughput, security, and resilience. Learn about its optimized functions for RAID, erasure code, cyclic redundancy check (CRC) functions, cryptographic hash, encryption, and compression.

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Learn how this algorithmic library provides better storage performance for Intel® CPUs and reduces developer investment.

Build Storage Applications

Explore creating deduplication engines, high-throughput compression software, and efficient storage with Intel ISA-L and the Storage Performance Development Kit (SPDK).

Erasure Code and Data Recovery

Reduce latency for a storage application with erasure coding that uses Reed-Solomon error correction.


Semi-Dynamic Compression Algorithms

Build a sample storage application that uses algorithms in Intel ISA-L to improve compression and throughput performance.

Cryptographic Hashes for Cloud Storage

Download a code sample that shows how to improve deduplication performance.

Accelerate Data Deduplication

Improve storage space use by reducing the duplicated data for a given set of files. Combine the process with a hashing function that generates a fingerprint for the data chunks.

Performance on a XEN Project* Hypervisor

Compare library functions on a basic system to a virtual machine manager in a test environment.

Get Started with a Virtual Machine

Set up and run a kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) that measures the performance of library functions.

A Case Study on Big Data Storage Optimization

Intel collaborated with Qihoo 360* Technology Co. Ltd. to improve the storage infrastructure in their Internet Portal Data Center.

Zlib Solutions Using Intel ISA-L

Intel® ISA-L provides high-performance compression and decompression interfaces for both stream-based and stateless data sources.

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Erasure Code

Deploy erasure code that replicates data faster with half the space of other methods.