“Hardware” garbage-collection

Slashdot had a story the other day regarding block-rewriting to become a problem on SSD which are becoming ever more used. The solution mentioned is to integrate a garbage-collection into the firmware of the discs so that it can be run every now and then. Personally I can understand how this may solve problems for the everyday user but I can’t really see it as a solution for high i/o units which really have no “time to spare”.

Read the full article over at Slashdot.

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