Radio Free HPC Optimizes Drive Writes Per Day for SSDs

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at why Drive Writes Per Day are such an important metric for acquiring the right kind of SSD for your particular workload.

Drive writes per day (DWPD) is an endurance rating that manufacturers of NAND flash storage provide their customers. … DWPD will vary, depending upon whether the storage is intended for consumer or enterprise use. Consumer use solid state drives (SSDs) have a fixed endurance rating and capacity.

After that, we do our Catch of the Week:

  • Henry will never be the same after his Dolphin encounter in French Polynesia. Imagine how the Dolphin feels!
  • Shahin likes a new BBC documentary on the #1 Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer in China.

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