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Optimizing the Linux block layer for SSD performance

Today I finally got around to reading this interesting article I found on LWN.net some time back. It deals with the challenges of optimizing the Linux block layer for todays SSD drive performance. If you’re interested in those kinds of things, then take a couple of minutes and read it through. It’s definitely worth the time!

The retardedness of Windows

Last week, I ordered a pair of SSD’s; one for the computer I use for daily work and one for my server. Yesterday, they arrived, so I was anxious to try them out to see if I they would boost the performance. It proved to be a cumbersome task, due to the retardedness of Windows. Read more »