Hi Eli,

Disk reading speed would be a concern for website visitors, and it is not a
real difference there.
Disk write speed would be inconvenient for making the site and uploading
material, mainly bad for webmasters, which makes it tolerable.

My 2 agorot,

On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 9:19 PM, Eli Billauer <e...@billauer.co.il> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Unfortunately, I need to move haifux.org again to a new hosting provider
> soon. I've signed up to a service which offers 3 GB of SSD space + 20 GB
> "regular disk storage". It turns out that these 20 GB run through sshfs.
> Haifux' current site hits the 3 GB exactly, so at least some of the
> site's material will need to reside on the sshfs mount. My immediate
> reaction was to claim the money back guarantee, but is there really a
> reason for it? Does anyone here have any experience to share with sshfs
> mounts?
> It seems like the disk I/O is pretty slow on the sshfs mount (~ 5 MB/s),
> but should this be a real concern? I mean, when would that be an issue?
> And yes, this is dirt cheap hosting (~$3/month). But that's not the
> point right now.
> And BTW, the SSD I/O was ~400 MB/s for write and 6.5 GB/s for read.
> Any insights? You will all suffer if I get this wrong... ;)
> Thanks,
>     Eli
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