The basics of Flash Memory
By Ludo on Feb 08, 2010
These days, everybody get excited with Solid State Disks, flash memory and the performance improvements they have over other mass storage solutions.
We've been running some benchmarks of Sun Oracle Directory Server 7.0 leveraging new Sun flash based hardware modules. Before we go in details about their benefits, my colleague Brad Diggs posted a very educational article on the basics of Flash Memory to set a common understanding of the technology.
Read on and get ready for more data points on how ZFS and Flash Memory can improve Directory Server performances and scalability.