Linux most common config

Levi Pearson levipearson at
Fri Oct 7 10:59:37 MDT 2011

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at> wrote:

> If you have really heavy random I/O workloads, you might consider
> ditching rotating media all together. For really high sequential IO
> demands look at SSDs. For really high random IO demands, you might
> consider ditching serial buses all together and go with OCZ PCIe-based
> devices (or if you have the $$ and really need the max performance
> then look at fusionio) which make for very high IOP devices (and even
> higher sequential IO also of course).

Just to be pedantic, I will note that PCIe is actually a serial bus as
well, albeit one that supports multi-channel bonding.


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