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Final Thoughts on SSD and MySQL

Jul 25, 2008, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Burton)

"When tuned correctly these drives were nearly 10x the performance of the same box running RAID. Further, since the disks are larger than memory you have 10x the capacity in terms of database size...

"There are a few tricks to using SSD. An SSD config without any sort of tuning is going to be a dog in terms of performance. A naive SSD + MySQL implementation is going to be really slow when deployed out of the box. On Linux, here’s what you should do to get optimum performance:..."

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