On 2012-11-21 21:55, Ian Collins wrote:
I can't help thinking these drives would be overkill for an ARC device.
All of the expensive controller hardware is geared to boosting random
write IOPs, which somewhat wasted on a write slowly, read often device.
The enhancements would be good for a ZIL, but the smallest drive is at
least an order of magnitude too big...

I think, given the write-endurance and powerloss protection, these
devices might make for good pool devices - whether for an SSD-only
pool, or for an rpool+zil(s) mirrors with main pools (and likely
L2ARCs, yes) being on different types of devices.

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