The case against SSDs

The issue is simple enough: if we had started with NAND flash – instead of disks – in the late 1950s, would our storage devices and software stack look like they do today? No, of course not.

Over the last year, researchers have been teasing out the problems with making flash look like disks. While these problems are less of an issue for notebook and desktop users, they are a big problem for servers.


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