Administrator Guides for the Intel® Cache Acceleration Software and Open CAS Linux


Install & Setup



The administrator guides provide information on installation and use of Intel® Cache Acceleration Software / Open CAS Linux. The guides are intended for a Windows* Enterprise or Linux* environment. We recommend having a basic knowledge of storage and application management to use the guides.

Starting March 2019, Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (Intel® CAS) became open source. It is now known as Open CAS Linux. Additional information is provided in the following document.

What You Should Know: Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (Intel® CAS) and the New Open CAS Project (PDF) PDF icon
Size: 181 KB
Date: June 2019
Revision: 001

Intel® supports Intel® CAS, while Open CAS Linux is community supported. If users of Open CAS Linux later decide that they need support from Intel, they can buy a support license from Intel by contacting an Intel sales person for details.

Please see documents in the table below for more information. 

The Open CAS Framework site provides information about Open CAS Linux. 

The Open CAS Linux administrator guide is on the open source site.

Latest versions of Intel® CAS for Windows and old version for Linux administrator guides are provided below.

Intel® Cache Acceleration Software
Windows Enterprise (version 3.2.2) Administrator guide (PDF) PDF icon
Size: 1652KB
Date: February 2018
Revision: 1.1
Windows Workstation (version 3.2.2) Administrator guide (PDF) PDF icon
Size: 1.56 MB
Date: July 2017
Revision: 1.5

Old Intel® CAS for Linux (version 3.8)

Administrator guide (PDF) PDF icon
Size: 2.27 MB
Date: June 2018
Revision: 029

Note: PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader*.


Related topic
Release Notes for Intel® Cache Acceleration Software