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SSDs, or everything old is new again

Some information about SSDs that a lot of people were apparently unaware of: High temperatures can make SSDs run slower. The log-structured I/O SSDs use is really poor for databases, which add their own layer of log-structured I/O. If you put multiple VMs on a single SSD, you can get unpredictable read latencies. The more you write to an SSD, the quicker it will fail. Item 1 was actually news to me.…

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