I just posted the article What a Difference Over Provisioning Makes.
Here at Myce.com the Hardware Review Team has recently been considering how best to review and test Enterprise level Solid State Storage solutions. Given our track record in the review and testing of Consumer SSDs we soon found ourselves wondering how Consumer SSDs would perform in tests aimed at Enterprise solutions. We also noticed that Enterprise solutions typically have a much larger amount of NAND storage dedicated for use by their controller (the controller is the heart of an SSD and controls the reading, writing and placement of data in the NAND storage together with the mapping of the storage to a userâ€™s host environment and file system). So we also wondered if consumer SSDs would perform better in enterprise tests if we supplemented the relatively small amount of NAND they have set aside for their controllers by leaving space unassigned for use by the host and its file system. We present our findings, which we feel you may find surprising as well as interesting, in this article.
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