Rob Logan wrote:
> > There is something more to consider with SSDs uses as a cache device.
> why use SATA as the interface? perhaps
> would be better? (no experience)
> "cards will start at 80 GB and will scale to 320 and 640 GB next year.
> By the end of 2008, Fusion io also hopes to roll out a 1.2 TB card.....
> 160 parallel pipelines that can read data at 800 megabytes per second
> and write at 600 MB/sec.... 4K blocks and then streaming eight
> simultaneous 1 GB reads and writes. In that test, the ioDrive
> clocked in at 100,000 operations per second... beat $30 dollars a GB,"
The key take-away here is that the SSD guys *could* do all
sorts of neat things to optimize for speed, reliability, and cost.
They have many more technology options than the spinning
rust guys. My advice: don't bet against Moore's law :-)
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