On Thu, 11 Sep 2008, James Mansion wrote:
> Most spinning disks now are nearer to 100MB/s streaming. You've talked
> yourself into twice that, random access!
The point I was trying to make there is that even under impossibly optimal
circumstances, you'd be hard pressed to blow out the disk's read cache
with seek-dominated data even if you read a lot at each seek point. That
idea didn't make it from my head into writing very well though.
* Greg Smith gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD
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