Production databases on SSDs?

Mark Blackman mark at
Tue Nov 10 14:51:17 GMT 2009

On 10/11/2009 14:46, Ovid wrote:
> Does anyone here have any experience putting a production database on a solid-state drive?  Our database is heavily used and it sounds to me like we could get a massive performance boost for minimal cost and no architectural changes.  Are there any downsides I should be aware of?

No experience, but I've been been considering it for a while and until
very recently, I'd have said the write performance was too awful to 

However you may wish to examine..

for more points to consider.

- mark

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