SSD Performance - A Primer

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Thursday, August 1, 2013
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This paper is an excellent tutorial on the performance of Solid State Drives (SSDs). It covers this topic in a very easy-to-understand way, yet provides detailed technical information that the reader can either dig into for a better understanding, or simply skip without missing the main points. The concepts presented within this paper cover SSD design considerations, performance measurement techniques, and the hardware and software used to test the SSDs. The target audience for this paper covers a wide spectrum of people, including end users, IT managers, SSD marketing executives, test operators, and SSD designers and OEMs