[PVE-User] any recommendation for SSD for ceph journal disk/SSD?

Massimo Santoro massimo at tuxel.com
Wed Aug 1 10:46:16 CEST 2012

On 30/07/2012 13:06, Martin Maurer wrote:
> Hi all,
> we are extending our testlab with a better ceph cluster and I am 
> looking for the best performance/price ratio to get it running.
> I am thinking of single sata drives for OSD and a dedicated SSD for 
> the journal.
> I want reliable ones but I do not want to spend money for a Intel 710 
> series. Any recommendations?
> As we only need a few gigabytes for the journal I thinking for a Intel 
> SSD 520 Series 60GB – but this one is not that fast as the 240 GB model.
> Any comments on this? The ceph cluster will operate only a gigabit 
> network.
> Thanks,

Hello Martin,

we used many Intel chip based SSDs and did not have any single failure. 
I am afraid the latest ones are all based on SandForce chips though. 
Anyone knows about their failure rate?

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