[CentOS] SSD for Centos SWAP /tmp & /var/ partition

Mon May 23 16:39:12 UTC 2011
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 05/23/2011 02:31 AM, Kevin Thorpe wrote:
> Just be aware that SSDs wear out. They have a limited number of write
>  cycles. Nowadays they all do 'wear levelling' to even the writes
> across the drive but even so they don't last very long in heavy write
> usage.

Yes, there's a limit number of writes.  With wear leveling you should be 
able to write to the drive at its full rate, constantly, for years 
before you actually wear out the drive.