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Re: OT: SSD for servers


Friday, February 29, 2008, 1:16:52, Michelle Konzack wrote:

> If I write 1 MByte per second linear on a SDD like then I will never
> reach to kill the SDD.  The problem are logfiles, the TMP directory,
> mailspool, /var/lib/postgres and such.

For this purpose the LogFS is being developed (but I don't know in
which kernel version it will be included). It does not modify data,
just adds new version to it, so it writes linear...
You can read more about it on http://lwn.net/Articles/234441/

  bYE, Marki

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