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

Tue May 24 02:06:41 UTC 2011
Drew <drew.kay at gmail.com>

>> A SSD drive can be a SATA drive.  SATA is the connection/protocol between the drive and the computer.
> Not quite. SATA is a type of drive, same as IDE / ATA, SCSI, SATA :)

I disagree. :)

IDE/ATA, SATA, SAS, SCSI are all just interfaces. The underlying
media, whether spinning rust or MLC/SLC NAND Flash is the drive.

So SSD's can be SATA, SAS, built into custom PCIe cards (OCZ Revo
Drive's & the ilk) or even ATA (never seen one). Regardless it's still
an SSD drive.


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