[CentOS] Are SSD disks worth the cost for server usage?

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 06:38:44 UTC 2010


I concur that I would not use them on anything important.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 12:13 AM, Noob Centos Admin
<centos.admin at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> > - A: one is with 80 GB SSD (and 12 GB memory)
> > http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/eg_ssd.xml
> > - B: the other with 750 GB SATA2 (and 8 GB memory).
> > http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/eg_best_of.xml
>
> The Intel SSD are fast but have a history of firmware problems. So I
> wouldn't suggest using them on a mission critical data. Personally I
> think asking for more RAM on the SATA server would do more for
> performance especially since you are going to be running several VM.
>
> Just my noobish 2 cents' worth.
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