Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th Oct 2012 13:59 UTC, submitted by robojerk
Linux "F2FS is a new file system carefully designed for the NAND flash memory-based storage devices. We chose a log structure file system approach, but we tried to adapt it to the new form of storage. Also we remedy some known issues of the very old log structured file system, such as snowball effect of wandering tree and high cleaning overhead."
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Someone needs to look up
by Gaius_Maximus on Sun 7th Oct 2012 16:33 UTC
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I've seen their flash-based servers outperform machines with scores of spindles, twice the RAM and CPU, and costing at least twice as much.

Flash is the only way to go.

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