Monthly Archives: June 2008

Sysbench weirdness on SLES 10

Wanted to note some weirdness in using sysbench’s rnrd tests on SLES 10.  Running some bencharks for a client on their new SAN this week and ran into an interesting issue.  Whenever I run sysbench with the following: time sysbench … Continue reading

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Let the harddrive wars begin

Caught this little bit of info this morning, western digital is rumored to be building a 20K RPM drive.   It seems that all this flash/ssd love has made the rotational challenged vendors a little jealous.  After years of just … Continue reading

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More Sun SSD Stuff

A couple more articles I saw posted out on the web on Sun’s new SSD offerings.  In the The official press release…  their are very scant details on the sun offerings right now.  But the official release says: “Sun is … Continue reading

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SSD Stuff to watch …

A couple of noteworthy things… First Dvnation’s price on memorite SSD’s has dropped ( a couple of weeks ago actually ).   32GB GT Models are only $845 dollars… which is about 20%.  This still look to be the fastest … Continue reading

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