[Beowulf] SSD caching for parallel filesystems

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Mon Feb 11 23:33:20 PST 2013


On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 07:19:44PM +0000, Andrew Holway wrote:
> >> Find me an application that needs big bandwidth and doesn't need massive
> >> storage.
> 
> Databases. Lots of databases.

blekko's search engine. We own 1/2 petabyte of 160 gig Intel X-25Ms,
are bandwidth-limited, and we wouldn't get much benefit from having
bought bigger ones.

-- greg




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