Medéa Corporation, headquartered in Calabasas,
California, designs and manufactures high-performance, low-cost storage
subsystems optimized for rich media and streaming applications. Corporate
headquarters is located at 26707 West Agoura Road, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Telephone: (818) 880-0303. Fax: (818) 880-6906. Internet: www.medea.com
- SSD Myths and Legends - "write endurance"|
| Does the
fatal gene of "write endurance" built into
disks prevent their deployment in intensive server acceleration
applications - such as RAID
| It was
certainly true as little as a few years ago.
What's the risk with
This article looks at the current generation of
products and calculates how much (or how little) you should be worried.
|RAM based SSDs have been
used alongside RAID for years - but flash SSDs are physically smaller and have
bigger capacity (160G in 2.5") and are lower cost than RAM-SSDs and could
actually be configured in standard RAID boxes. F-SSDs aren't as fast as RAM
based products but a single flash SSD can deliver 20,000 IOPs - which when
scaled up in an array - starts to look interesting. ...read the article,
solid state disks|