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Jul
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comment Consumer (or prosumer) SSD's vs. fast HDD in a server environment
Overprovisioning is a good tip for the heavy write workloads.
Jul
21
comment Consumer (or prosumer) SSD's vs. fast HDD in a server environment
RAID 1+0. See: Dell "RAID 5 is no longer recommended for any business critical information on any drive type
Jul
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comment Consumer (or prosumer) SSD's vs. fast HDD in a server environment
And how much capacity do you require?
Jul
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answered Consumer (or prosumer) SSD's vs. fast HDD in a server environment
Jul
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comment Consumer (or prosumer) SSD's vs. fast HDD in a server environment
Please provide specifics on the makes/models of hardware involved. And operating systems... and hypervisors... Maybe even what the VMs will be doing. More details!!
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answered Changing I/O scheduler for SSD
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comment Changing I/O scheduler for SSD
Are you using RAID controllers? What types of hardware (makes and models) are involved?
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answered HP Proliant DL360p Gen8 server faulty hard disk replacement
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answered Identify which drives belong to a specific HP RAID 5 Group
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comment Identify which drives belong to a specific HP RAID 5 Group
Interesting problem. I don't think you have any good options, though.
Jul
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answered Does Erase Utility for HP Intelligent Provisioning delete also itself
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comment HP ProLiant BL460c Configuring Memory
DIMM ranks and loads aren't relevant to this server model and vintage. The language you mention isn't part of the memory guidelines for this server.