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HPE SmartCache Evaluation License

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HPE SmartCache is a controller-based read caching solution in a DAS environment that caches the most frequently accessed data (hot data) onto lower latency SSDs to dynamically accelerate application workloads. HPE SmartCache is supported on HPE ProLiant Gen9 servers and offered as an optional license with P440, P440ar, P441, and P542D controllers. SmartCache license is included with P741m, P840, P840ar, and P841 controllers.

An evaluation license key enables the functionality on the Smart Array Controller for 60 days. This key enables features such as the following:

  • Enabled or disabled on a logical volume basis
  • A physical SSD can be carved into multiple logical cache volumes
  • Configuration support up to 32 SSD cache volumes

For additional information, please refer to SmartCache QuickSpecs or visit

Additional product information
Version: any
Software specification: HP SmartCache Evaluation License (5697-2465.pdf)
HP SmartCache Evaluation Customer Letter (5697-2557.pdf)