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Date:      Sun, 15 Jan 2012 10:22:36 -0500
From:      Daniel Staal <>
Subject:   Re: SSD for ZIL suggestions?
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--As of January 13, 2012 9:40:58 PM -0600, Rob is alleged to have said:

> I'm looking at getting a couple of SSDs to act as ZIL drives on FreeBSD
> 8/9 systems.  Are there any recommended drives?
> Rob

--As for the rest, it is mine.

I remember that Intel released a line of SSDs that looked ideal for this, 
but I can't recall which one it was...

For a ZIL, write/IOP speed and endurance are primary considerations.  Size 
is not: The ZIL will never need more space than 1/2 the RAM of the box, 
IIRC.  Anything more than that is just wasted space.

Daniel T. Staal

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