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From:Baron Schwartz Date:April 14 2009 1:17pm
Subject:Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores server
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Mike,

> Now the SSD that I would like to have is the Hyperdrive 5 from
> http://www.hyperossystems.co.uk/. It is a DDR SSD and each drive has slots
> for 8 DIMM's which means it can hold up to 32GB (64GB if you can find 8GB
> DDR2's) per drive. They can be striped to give you a heck of a lot of drive
> space using RAID. And yes, they are faster than spit and will never wear
> out.
>
> So if I wanted to speed up my MySQL database, I'd definitely be buying quite
> a few of these.  (Maybe later this year when I've got some cache to
> spare<g>)  Are these drives expensive? Darn right. Are they worth it?
> Well,
> they say time is money and if you need the results as fast as possible, then
> load 'em on up. I find most databases are disk bound and not CPU bound so
> switching to ram drives may be the best bang for the buck.  :-)

If you're in the Santa Clara area, you might want to hear Mark
Callaghan speak on these topics.  He recently blogged about it here:
http://mysqlha.blogspot.com/2009/04/battle-of-hot-boxes.html
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MySQL runs on 16-cores serverMoon's Father10 Apr
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    • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverWm Mussatto10 Apr
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    • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverMoon's Father11 Apr
      • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores servermos11 Apr
      • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverUwe Kiewel11 Apr
  • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores servermos10 Apr
    • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverAndy Smith11 Apr
      • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverBaron Schwartz11 Apr
        • Re: Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverKen Jacobs11 Apr
        • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverDavid Sparks14 Apr
          • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverBaron Schwartz14 Apr
      • Re: MySQL runs on 16-cores servermos11 Apr
        • RE: MySQL runs on 16-cores serverJerry Schwartz13 Apr
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