Post by George Crump (thank you)
Optimizing storage performance is almost an art. One of the earliest papers I wrote for Storage Switzerland was “Visualizing SSD Readiness“, which articulated how to determine if your application could benefit from implementing solid state disk (SSD). It also discussed how to determine which files of your application should be put on the SSD. Remember that in 2009 no one could imagine putting an entire application on SSD, let alone an entire data center! Now though, thanks to all-flash arrays, we can. But does that mean we can abandon performance management as a discipline?
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