badly underwhelmed by 120GB Intel 510 performance

икониThe day job uses lots of SSDs as well as disks in various of our products. We rely upon internal testing and external benchmarks (which tend to be poor at best, but a very rough zeroth order test) to select them. We had a pair of Intel 510 SSD units in for a customer, and […]

Fixing pausing Nehalem/Westmere units

иконографияSome Nehalem and Westmere units have … er … interesting unintended features … yeah, thats the politically correct way to say it. We like Intel and their products (and we’ve liked AMD in the past and their products). But we gotta call this one. As you watch dstat output, you see these occasional … hangs […]