Production databases on SSDs?

Dave Webb at
Wed Nov 11 09:55:54 GMT 2009

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

The SSD replicas are stock MyISAM only, though the masters are a mixture with InnoDB. The initial speedup from disc array to SSD 
was dramatic enough that we just used our standard build. This suggests scope for extra gains at some later point.

With regards,

Dave Webb
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