Monthly Archives: October 2008

Intel x-25m80GB in the house…. woot!

Seeing my recent love affair with solid state drives I thought I would test drive one of the latest greatest drives out their the 80GB intel x-25m80GB.  Like a child on Christmas morning, I felt true excitement as the generic … Continue reading

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Yeah Times are tough, Morale is low, but someone has a plan!

I could not resist posting this!  Its just too funny. My Wife works for a company that shall remain nameless.  Like everyone else they have been hit by hard times ( economic downturn ). They called an all staff meeting … Continue reading

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Been too long in coming, more MySQL SSD benchmarks!!!

I presented these at an internal MySQL professional services meeting about a month ago… its mostly a hodge podge of various benchmarks… but enjoy! The big difference in these benchmarks vs the other benchmarks is I am testing on the … Continue reading

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Intel SSD

So Yves knowing my affinity for all things solid state forwarded me this link, http://torvalds-family.blogspot.com/2008/10/so-i-got-one-of-new-intel-ssds.html , it seems Linus Torvalds picked up one of the new Intel SSD drives ( if anyone wants to send me one to test that … Continue reading

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