After all the important know how about the problems with SSDs & that they typically all fail at some level of data writes, called the write endurance specification we just needed proof. So here is it.. SSDs failing just after 8 months of installation leading to huge losses in time & money.

This week, our whole SAP production environment was wiped out for a day. I wasn't directly involved in the sleepless process that was the restore and subsequent tests, but it was very interesting to watch from my ivory tower. Background First, it's worth noting that Bluefin runs its whole SAP environment on VMWare ESX. We have some 40-something SAP systems in total (mostly demo systems) and we run something like 80% of our business on SAP technol … Read More

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