Sunday December 20, 2015

What We Learned About SSDs In 2015

This guy thinks that SSDs are a poor choice for data centers, but I’m not sure his argument is entirely legitآ…

آ…the unpredictable latency of SSD-based arrays - often called all-flash arrays - is gaining mind share. The problem: if there are too many writes for an SSD to keep up with, reads have to wait for writes to complete - which can be many milliseconds. Reads taking as long as writes? That's not the performance customers think they are buying.