I had originally posted this on the 16th of September, but I had been changing hosting providers and such and it has managed to drop through the cracks. So, if you didn’t see it before here it is..
I have long held the opinon that SSD (Solid State Disk) drives are going to be a major part of the database future. I just checked and I wrote a blog posting about them two years ago. I am not alone in this opinion. It has long been realized that both I/O access speed and throughput increases have not kept pace with the increases in CPU power and the steadily decreasing cost of RAM. Storage space has increased, but both access speed …[Read more...]