SanDisk Buys Flash Software Firm

Milpitas-based flash memory manufacturer SanDisk said Tuesday that it has acquired Schooner Information Technology, a developer software for managing flash-optimized database and data storage. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. SanDisk said that Schooner become part of its Enterprise Storage Solutions (ESS) team. Schooner's software is used to improve the performance of in-memory databases running on flash and solid state memory.