from the like-a-movie-with-no-moving-parts dept.
perlow writes "While Solid State Drives are expensive and shouldn't be used exclusively for primary storage, they perform exceedingly well for things like MySQL databases, provided you tweak your kernel, BIOS, and filesystems accordingly. Here's a few tips to get excellent performance out of your new $500-$900 investment on a Linux system."
"For a male and female to live continuously together is... biologically
speaking, an extremely unnatural condition."
-- Robert Briffault