Tag Archives: SSD

Intel 910 SSD ZFS benchmark results on OpenIndiana 151a1 for 8k IOPs using filebench and pgbench

These are the benchmark results of my testing the Intel 910 with pgbench and filebench. The test parameters are outlined in each run. For file filebench, the size of the file was set to 20GB, with primary cache disable and … Continue reading

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Intel 910 SSD compatibility issues with other LSI mpt2 based products – Part I

I purchased an Intel 910 SSD to validate the device before deployment in my production environment. I was shocked to discover that it would not play nice with my LSI 2003, 2008, 2308 based cards. LSI is the reference point … Continue reading

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Using OpenIndiana on Dedicated Hardware to Blow the Doors Off of the Amazon Cloud

I wrote his article back in August of 2011 but for whatever reason did not publish it. So I took a job at a mobile engagement management company (now some seven months ago) as the head of operations (for those … Continue reading

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Intel SSD 710 Endurance Results & SSD Rants by Artur Bergman

  Here is some leaked data on the new Intel 710 SSD. It is good news for those using hybrid storage pools such ZFS like those available on OpenIndiana, Solaris, and Nexenta. If your pockets are deep enough you could … Continue reading

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