Production databases on SSDs?

Peter Corlett abuse at
Tue Nov 10 20:23:56 GMT 2009

On 10 Nov 2009, at 19:42, James Laver wrote:
> Or play other fun tricks, like only partitioning 25% of the disk and
> leaving the rest to waste, so it's using the fastest 25% of the disk.
> On a WD VelociRaptor[1], it could be extra awesome.

Part-stroking one of those would give you such a high price per GB  
that you'd be better off with a SSD.

You can pick up the 80GB Intel SSD for under £200 now.

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