you're not going to believe this.

David Kelly dkelly at
Tue Jun 23 20:59:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 01:10:41PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	battery-backed ram sound great for the time being!
> 	if not now [this minute], then relatively soon, i'm guessing
> 	within a few years somebody will have a solid-state device that emulates
> 	the current mechanical technology.  it will wind up being considerably 
> 	faster than the current drives and suck Much less juice.  

We are already there. SSDs are not slower than mechanical disk drives,
they are faster. The only detriments are 1) cost, 2) limited write life.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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