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? > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos 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.