Just use SSDs, really really.

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Just use SSDs, really really.

  1. 1. Thursday, June 16, 2011
  2. 2. Thursday, June 16, 2011
  3. 3. Stop wasting your life • And moneyThursday, June 16, 2011
  4. 4. $/GB/IOPS • Joins work • Fuck nosql • Fuck sharding • Write code for SSDs, use random IO! • No code changes and so much faster Really, you use mongodb? Really?Thursday, June 16, 2011
  5. 5. • 8 million files • 9 minutes for fsck • 12 minutes for rsync backup • 4 GB /sec random read average latency 0.1ms • 2.2 GB/sec random write average latency 0.1ms If you don’t access your data, don’t get SSDThursday, June 16, 2011
  6. 6. Low power • 1 watt versus 15 watt • Really save power unlike low power shitty ARM/Atom CPUs Spinning Rust = TapeThursday, June 16, 2011
  7. 7. Start small • Intel 320s • Ignore PCI Express cards and SLC • You don’t need that at first • 180 iops to ~40k iops is good enough You don’t know how to run a Formula 1 carThursday, June 16, 2011
  8. 8. Artur Bergman artur@fastly.com @crucially Awesome Web AccelerationThursday, June 16, 2011

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