[erlang-questions] RamSan and the EveOnline architecture

Scott Lystig Fritchie <>
Sat Dec 15 01:24:55 CET 2007


>>>>> "jm" == Jim McCoy <> writes:

jm> You could also try using one of the more recent NAND solid-state
jm> drives.  The performance numbers here
jm> (http://www.nextlevelhardware.com/storage/battleship/) of running
jm> raid 0 on a batch of these drives is pretty impressive, and for a
jm> much better price if you are not bottlenecked on write ops.

For anyone thinking of that particular line of NAND drives, you'll do
well to fetch the product specification doc and look at page 9 (?) for
the max. _*random* write I/O_ rate before making a purchase decision.
If two orders of magnitude slower doesn't bother you, go for it.  :-)

-Scott



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