[CentOS] SSD Drives

Thu Feb 2 18:37:27 UTC 2012
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

On 2/2/2012 1:19 PM, Matt wrote:
> Has anyone installed a high I/O application such as an email server on
> SSD drives?  Was thinking about doing two SSD's in RAID1.  It would
> solve my I/O latency issues but I have heard that SSD's wear out
> quickly in high I/O situations?  Something like each memory location
> only has X many writes before its done.  Just wandering if anyone has
> tested it and if newer SSD's are better about this?
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it all depends on how much writing you do AND how much spare space the 
drives have.  The more spare flash the drives have the longer they'll 
live due to being able to spread the writing wear over a larger area.