Frank Denneman of frankdenneman.nl comments:
Should I use consumer grade SSD drives or should I use enterprise grade SSD drives?
This a very popular question and I receive it almost on a daily basis. Lab or production environment, my answer is always the same: Enterprise grade without a doubt! Why? Enterprise Grade drives have a higher endurance level, they contain power loss data protection features and they consistently provide high level of performance. All align with a strategy ensuring reliable and consistent performance. Lets expand on these three key features;
The new flash storage debate isn’t about IOPS. It’s about MLC and SLC. Which one should you pick? Frank has a few answers. And quite a few shiny graphs.