Production databases on SSDs?

Chris Jack chris_jack at
Tue Nov 10 16:04:56 GMT 2009

Ovid publiustemp-londonpm at 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?

Be aware that there is a major difference between the reliability and cost of the pen drives you get on the high street and production quality solid state drives. Your minimal cost comment worries me.


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