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suggestions by - Kevin T Crow, Strategy
Specialist, NAND Solutions Group, Intel
|Here's an article written by or
Deployment of Notebook PCs with Solid-State Drives
Kevin says he
chose this article because "It will give the reader an overview of the
benefits experienced by the enterprise after deploying notebooks with solid
The article is a case study about the productivity benefits of using
SSD based notebooks instead of hard drive notebooks inside an enterprise
(Intel). Following an internal evaluation Intel found the benefits so "compelling"
that it decided to deploy up to 10,000 SSD notebooks to its own employees.
Other SSD article suggestions...
Relapse: Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD - published by
Kevin says "This
is the latest in a long series of
that compare solid state drives and discusses the technology behind them.
Overall the series does a very good job educating the reader on what they need
to know when making a solid state drive purchase decision."
thanks Kevin for sharing your SSD links.
...1 year later:- September 24, 2010 - I got a follow up
email from Kevin T Crow saying he'd like to add these links.
another article written by or about Intel
Kstudy - Same Budget,
Better Performance - case study (pdf)
This shows how Intel's 2.5"
SSDs accelerated results for a budget constrained distance-learning academic
education center whose servers were supporting 7,000 students and their
(annual) 48 million logs in real-time. At the busiest times of the day reponse
times with the SSD accelerated system were 25x faster than the HDD based
servers - whose response times were becoming unacceptably slow - and sometimes
It also discusses how SSDs improved IT staff efficiency - as
the student population later quadrupled - and how
RAID rebuild times were
reduced from 12 hours on the old HDD array to 40 minutes in the new SSD system.
another SSD link...
has set up a resource page to help users assess
total cost of
ownership factors for flash SSDs.
It includes a
which was developed by Intel
and a supporting whitepaper -
TCO - An In-Depth Analysis of Many Important Factors (pdf) - written by
and Dan Le at SMART
click to see next
this set of SSD
was published -
is published by