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Hey guys. I'm looking for a dedicated server solution that uses SSD drives. I am looking around the internet and they are very reclusive. The only one I've found so far is at www.dedicatednow.com, and they offer a quad core Xeon with 4GB memory and an 80GB SSD solution for $260 a month. Are there any other companies or options you guys are aware of? I am about to go public with an incredibly intense website and need a crapton of I/O capability.

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Then that is most certainly not the right way to go.
You say you need a "crapton of I/O capability", elaborate. A dedicated server with a single 80GB SSD will likely have lower disk throughput than a well provisioned server with a simple RAID array, as is common in the industry.
Network I/O? What kind of operations? It seems like you either do not know much about what you are doing, or are not sharing much :-(.
Sadly I am not an expert, so I just ask that you communicate as much as possible, or try and fill people in more.
Edited by wcdolphin - 7/21/11 at 8:06pm
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Please yell at me if/when I'm wrong, but wouldn't a suitable raid setup work, for a cheaper price?
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I don't know much, heh. Just that I need the following recommended requirements for the software I am going to run:

Quad Core Server
4GB RAM
Solid State Hard drive
100MB network port
Plesk 30 license
CentOS64 Bit


These are the requirements from the software vendor. I'm going to be running some auction software. I'm interested in hearing what my options are, or if there are any alternatives. Thanks!
     
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I might be all wrong but if they suggest 100 mbps internet so that would bottleneck a 4000 mbps SSD (500 MB/s * 8)?
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I might be all wrong but if they suggest 100 mbps internet so that would bottleneck a 4000 mbps SSD (500 MB/s * 8)?
Interesting observation. I'll bring it up to him.
     
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You're going to need to be more specific about iops/bandwidth and total storage space needed if you want a useful answer. Is there a reason why colocation or IAAS are not options?

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I might be all wrong but if they suggest 100 mbps internet so that would bottleneck a 4000 mbps SSD (500 MB/s * 8)
I don't think so because it would be the database queries that need all that iops.
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