March 9-11, 2011
Montreal, Canada

An Overview of Flash Storage for Databases

This session is a comprehensive look at the state of flash storage today. There's so much new technology that it's hard to understand what's available. This session explains technologies and products: Flash, SSD, FusionIO, MLC, SLC, NAND, and NOR. It looks at benefits and drawbacks of each of them, including a price/space/performance comparison. You'll see benchmarks and you'll learn how to get the most from flash storage for MySQL - but the improvements will likely translate similar for other databases as well.

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Morgan Tocker


Morgan rejoined the MySQL team at Oracle in 2013 as MySQL Community Manager, having previously worked for MySQL and Sun Microsystems. He blogs from, and especially likes the new features in MySQL that make operations life easier.

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