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  • 02-19-2009 - File System Aging – What you Don’t Know

    We all get old and as a result we slow down. What many people don’t know is that as file systems age, they get slower as well. Just as people are different, so are file systems. Some age gracefully and still perform well, while others age quickly and performance tanks very fast. This applies to...
  • 02-18-2009 - Great Tips on SSDs

    There is a new article at PC Perspective that talks about the really hot Intel SSDs. But it goes beyond a normal review and gets into some of the guts of SSDs and talks about an important topic: file system performance as it ages. So, I want to write about the review and point out the file system aging...