"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
"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:..."