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Re: Testing Sandforce SSD

From: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Cc: Yeb Havinga <yebhavinga(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Testing Sandforce SSD
Date: 2010-07-24 21:14:55
Message-ID: 4C4B57CF.1040800@2ndquadrant.com (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> That is quite the toy. I can get 4 SATA-II with RAID Controller, with
> battery backed cache, for the same price or less :P
>   

True, but if you look at tests like 
http://www.anandtech.com/show/2899/12 it suggests there's probably at 
least a 6:1 performance speedup for workloads with a lot of random I/O 
to them.  And I'm really getting sick of the power/noise/heat that the 6 
drives in my home server produces.

-- 
Greg Smith  2ndQuadrant US  Baltimore, MD
PostgreSQL Training, Services and Support
greg(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com   www.2ndQuadrant.us


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