Production databases on SSDs?

Mark Fowler mark at
Wed Nov 11 08:48:43 GMT 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Dave Webb
< at> wrote:

> We've been using a fusion-io 160GB drive in production for about a year now.
> It is hosting partial replicas of a couple of our databases (mysql) for an
> operation that needs two largeish data sets.

> And for the past three months or so, we've had a "reporting" replica running
> on a pair of fusion-io 320GB SSDs.

Are you using any special kind of SSD tailored storage engine on
these, or just placing a stock InnoDB / MyISAM on the device?


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