A couple of questions about SSDs

Christian Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
Thu Oct 15 15:30:15 UTC 2020

On 2020-10-14, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

>> What exactly makes you think, that SSDs need gentle treatment?
> It's probably the limit on write cycles, but I'm not sure how
> this compares to general lifetime calculations compared to
> regular hard disks...

I don't remember when this started, but nowadays hard drives also
come with an explicitly specified workload rating, e.g.

"Ultrastar hard drives are designed with a workload rating up to 550TB
 per year"

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at mips.inka.de

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