SSD for ZIL suggestions?
l.messner at physik.tu-berlin.de
Sun Jan 15 22:22:40 UTC 2012
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 09:40:58PM -0600, Rob wrote:
> I'm looking at getting a couple of SSDs to act as ZIL drives on FreeBSD
> 8/9 systems. Are there any recommended drives?
We recently bought the Intel 311 for that purpose. This drive is quite
cheap and should perform ok. If you want something better have a look at
the 710 line. You should always mirror your ZIL drives. There's a lot of
content available on this subject actually. I once read about a tool
called zilstat which should help you decide if you do actually need a
SSD. NFS and db's are the usual usecases.
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