[Beowulf] SSDs for HPC?
Michael Di Domenico
mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 08:05:38 PDT 2014
On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Joe Landman
<landman at scalableinformatics.com> wrote:
> From a general purpose point of view, Intel and Samsung make great lower end
> devices. SanDisk makes great higher end devices. We are working on getting
> some Toshiba's and a few others for enterprise to ultra-high-end testing.
> With some of the SSDs, we found that a hot plug event was permanently
> terminal to the device. Neat, huh? Other SSDs we played with had 40+%
> failure rates.
is that 40% infant mortality or after some period of time?
i've held off on ssd's in our environment mostly because of the
general feeling that ssd's still have a much shorter life expectancy
then hdd's. some anecdotal evidence would be helpful.
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