Database Fatal Flash Flaws No One Talks About

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Flash storage has been touted for several years now as the answer to inadequate database performance. There are some very good reasons why this is so. Flash storage is generally much faster than hard disk drives (HDD). It has much lower latency, much greater write IOPS, throughput, and read IOPS. Therefore it must fix database performance problems. Not so fast. Sometimes it … [Read more...]