Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Data Storage

+ - Migrating server storage to SSDs: don't do it!-> 1

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "As an IT administrator did you ever think of replacing disks by SSDs? Or using SSDs as an intermediate caching layer? A recent paper by Microsoft researchers () provides detailed cost/benefit analysis for several real workloads. The conclusion is that, for a range of typical enterprise workloads, using SSDs makes no sense in the short to medium future. Their price needs to decrease by 3-3000 times for them to make sense. Note that this paper has nothing to do with laptop workloads for which SSDs probably make more sense (due to SSDs ruggidness)."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Migrating server storage to SSDs: don't do it!

Comments Filter:

I cannot draw a cart, nor eat dried oats; If it be man's work I will do it.

Working...