Your Next SSD Might Be Slower (Thanks to QLC Flash) ANTHONY HEDDINGS @anthonyheddings JULY 22, 2019, 6:40AM EDT


OK – this post is for you advanced techies out there concerned about the “prolematic and premature” positive narrative on why the new SSD technology should be  adopted ASAP especially for mission-critical and hi-speed read/write requirements and reliability. NONE OF WHAT I JUST SAID IS TRUE.. LOL!!

Let’s start again.. SSD drives are not reliable/stable; they are not 5-sigma for mission-critical use; they should NEVER be used for PRIMARY OS DEPLOYMENT either in server OR desktop environments ESPECIALLY E-COMMERCE! THEY (SSDs) ARE FUN BECAUSE THEY ARE PORTABLE – BUT SO ARE THUMB DRIVES AND THUMB DRIVES ARE LARGER CAPACITY; MORE DURABLE AND RELIABLE AND CHEAPER AT THE REAL ESTATE LEVEL. I once ran a thumb drive – while in my pocket – through my washing machine LONG cycle using HOT water; then through the dryer for at least a half an hour on HOT. Stuck it in a USB slot and it worked FLAWLESSLY!! Try that with an HD or SSD.. LOLROTF!!

JULY 22, 2019, 6:40AM EDT

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