| SSD Bookmarks - 4th
- May 6, 2016|
suggestions by - Woody Hutsell,
Technologist, Evangelist - IBM
|Here's the 1st article
Law ( pdf) by John D C Little and Stephen C Graves, MIT.
(This 20 page document includes an introduction, examples and a 40 years
retrospective by the law's creator about the significance and applications of
this model which gives insights into the behavior and flow of items through a
Woody says - Little's Law is key to understanding why
lower latency is good.
The next suggestion is -
START for SSD
Woody says - This is a blog which I wrote in 2010
that is as relevant now as it was then:- why marketers and customers should stop
focusing on million IOPS claims and focus on the customer benefits of flash.
suggestion is -
Cost of Latency - by James Hamilton,
Architect at Amazon Web Services on his blog site
says - This is a 2009 blog that discusses the importance of latency for web
customer satisfaction and revenue.
Economic Value of Rapid Response Time - by Jim Elliott on -
Jim Elliott's Mainframe Blog.
says - This blog (based on a 1982 study) shows the economic value of response
Finally, as part of this bookmarks series I ask contributors to
suggest just one single link to their own company's products and
technologies (which as I said to Woody might be tough as there are so many to
Here's the link Woody suggested -
the Flash Storage
Overview page - on IBM's web site.
Editor:- thanks Woody for
sharing your SSD links. This set of articles has a very philosophical stance
which has resonances for all the technology taxons in the SSD ecosystem from
chips to server farms.