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From Isaias alves <>
Subject Re: SSD Experience (on developer machine)
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011 15:24:46 GMT
>> we are probably running out of topic here, but for the record, there is
>> also someone lamenting about ssd

> I find all of this highly on-topic. SSD reliability is an important
> issue. We use customer-grade SSDs (Intel 510 were the latest ones
> bought) in our servers as we see no point in enterprise-grade
> reliability when we are mirroring machines.

Yes, it is on-topic. Tks for all informations.

>> so, as far as developer machines are involved, you should go for OSes
>> that use the disk efficiently [...]

> Efficiently as speed, yes. Efficiently as minimizing writes, no. On the
> contrary, disk swapping is much faster on SSDs along with temporary
> files and all the other secondary writes that are done throughout the
> day. Hit them hard. They're designed for it.

Good... the speed is not a most important parameter always. The merge of SSD
and NON-SSD ( backup? low relevance/old records? etc.. ). for me, is a
example of complete solution ( fast and secure ) using lucene.


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