Phoenix International, an ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturer
and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), designs and
manufactures Rugged COTS data storage systems for any application, integrating
any storage device and capacity required from multi-terabyte
SAN and array
configurations to Solid State plug-in VME and Compact PCI storage modules.
- editor's note:- In June 2006 Phoenix
International launched the VL1-350-SC-SSD, a single slot VMEbus flash SSD with
an Ultra 320 SCSI interface and upto 128G capacity.
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- 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.
solid state disks|