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Re: SSDs with Postgresql?

From: "Henry C(dot)" <henka(at)cityweb(dot)co(dot)za>
To: "Leonardo Francalanci" <m_lists(at)yahoo(dot)it>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SSDs with Postgresql?
Date: 2011-04-14 09:46:12
Message-ID: cf3c990934aa74b49fe9077147dc06fb.squirrel@zenmail.co.za (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, April 14, 2011 11:30, Leonardo Francalanci wrote:
> have a look at
>
> http://postgresql.1045698.n5.nabble.com/Intel-SSDs-that-may-not-suck-td426826
> 1.html
>
>
>
> It looks like those are "safe" to use with a db, and aren't that expensive.

The new SSDs look great.  From our experience, we trust SSDs (even MLC) far
more than mechanical hard drives.

I believe this perception that SSDs are less "safe" than failure-prone
mechanical hard drives will eventually change.

In the meantime, we've embraced them and the advantages are compelling.

h





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