[OpenIndiana-discuss] Good SLOG devices?

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From: David Brodbeck <brodbd at uw.edu>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 11:00:26 
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Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Good SLOG devices?

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 4:54 AM, wessels <wessels147 at gmail.com> wrote:

> True, but a harddisk doesn't lie about a write. When a write is done
> the data is on stable storage.

Assuming the hard disk doesn't lie about cache flushes.  That's a fairly
significant caveat, since drives now have notable amounts of internal cache.

David Brodbeck
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University of Washington
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