[erlang-questions] Intel and 80 cores
Richard A. O'Keefe
Mon Oct 2 00:58:16 CEST 2006
"Vlad Dumitrescu" <> wrote:
Well, things begin to happen on that front too: solid state memories.
There are some 32GB flash "hdd killers" (see
http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/03/21/samsung_unveils_ssd/) so I'd
say the snowball is rolling.
That article says
'The company claimed the so-called "solid state disk" can
access data three times faster than an HDD can and write files
one-and-a-half times more quickly ...'
For a solid-state device to only read 3 times faster than spinning lumps
of metal is rather disappointing. Mind you, that's well worth having...
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