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AWS “High I/O” EC2 instances

A while back I commented on Amazon’s DynamoDB and disagreed with the viewpoint from HighScalability.com that using SSD for storage was a “radical step.” In my comments, I predicted that We will see SSD replace mag disk as a mainstream storage technology, sooner than most of us think. … Continue reading »


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Windows Azure goes SSD

In a previous post I described DynamoDB, the SSD-backed storage service from Amazon, as a sort of half-step toward better scalability. With the launch of new Azure services from Microsoft, it appears that Microsoft will offer SSD, too. ┬áBased on the language used in that report — The … Continue reading »


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