solid state drives?
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 17:10:38 UTC 2014
On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> wrote:
> I have been tasked with converting several systems - some unix
> (incl. FreeBSD), some Windows, to SSDs.
> What I know about SSDs will fit on the head of a pin.
> Can someone recommend a good primer and a trustworthy source for
> information on product specs and reliability?
Can't recommend this article enough as a great starting point:
This should give you a good background which will enable you to get
past alot of the marketing foo. The TL;DR version of my advice is it
really depends on your workloads, filesystem and data integrity
expectations. There are good "enterprise" quality SSD's that provide
durable write characteristics - but the come at a premium price point
(Check out the Intel DC S3700 for example). Samsung also manufactures
good enterprise quality devices as well.
Hope this helps!
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