SLOG and SSDs: are "super" capacitors really needed?

Chris Stankevitz chrisstankevitz at
Thu May 21 16:48:55 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 8:38 AM, Chris Stankevitz
<chrisstankevitz at> wrote:
> Question: do SSD drives report the write has "completed" only after
> the data has been burned into non-volatile storage?

Apparently the answer to this is "no.  SSDs report the write is
completed long before the data has made its way to non-volatile

Thank you for the replies,


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