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

Tue May 24 16:57:41 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 05/24/11 9:36 AM, Devin Reade wrote:
> --On Monday, May 23, 2011 05:05:38 PM -0700 R - elists
> <lists07 at abbacomm.net>  wrote:
>> what specific units are considered server grade ssd's ?
> What you want to look for in your drive specs are the acronyms
> SLC and MLC.
>     SLC is enterprise grade, smaller capacity, expensive
>     MLC is consumer grade, larger capacity, cheap(er)
> Expected lifetimes are typically at least 10x better for SLC.

also you want SSD that has a supercap on its internal cache so pending 
writes aren't lost in a power failure scenario.