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[Tom's]SSDs In RAID: A Performance Scaling Analysis

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In addition to the prices of flash drives, controllers, and the server platfrom, one also has to take into account the number of drives that are going to be used. However, the test results show that the strengths of SSD RAID can only be properly exploited in an appropriate environment, such as a high-speed data access-dependent Web or file server.
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So unlike platter drive RAIDing, it actually scales well and equally. Good to see platter drive RAIDing getting closer and closer to death.
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hm so would four 64gb drives in raid 0 be much faster than two 128gb drives? for the same capacity if i understand anything about raid. Would this benefit desktop users? or only server purposes?
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Hmm,,, ... Anyway ... I'm drunk.
I don't care for current tech of ssd's or the controllers they are used on. Lets see stuff in the future. Thank you.
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Mechanical drives do scale well in raid. Go check Hardforum data storage... 3200 MBps WRITE speed in raid-z with 2 Tb drives
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Meh,PCIe controller card,SLC ssd's and RAID 0? Can Tom's sink any lower? How useless is this review?Fail.
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hm so would four 64gb drives in raid 0 be much faster than two 128gb drives? for the same capacity if i understand anything about raid. Would this benefit desktop users? or only server purposes?
Yes, insofar as the review is concerned. You would get roughly 2x the performance of 2x128GB RAID array with 4x64GB RAID array.

RAID-0 though. Too bad they didn't test JBOD, and RAID-5 or 10.
    
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