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does Windows reduce the life of SSDs? [on hold]

I read that SSD's cells last between 5,000 and 10,000 writes. Windows tends to create and overwrite files frequently as it operates, not counting the user-specified activities. would his constant ...
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Linux BFQ Scheduler with SSD

In the past I had always been advised by resources that I can get a performance boost when using SSDs by switching from the default Linux scheduler CFQ to one such as deadline or noop. Today after a ...
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nginx configuration forvideo streaming server

I run nginx for few websites and for video streaming using h264 module from code-shop.com. When I start or restart nginx it works normally for a while after it starts generating very high load ...
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hdparm “Get/set IDE 32-bit IO setting” returns “IO_support =-2130557184 (???)” error

I'm trying to debug my Macbook Air SSD but am getting IO_support errors. hdparm -c /dev/sda /dev/sda: IO_support =-2130557184 (???) hdparm -c0 /dev/sda /dev/sda: setting 32-bit IO_support ...
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Why is there read block IO on a pure dd write call? vmstat trace attached

All, I'm seeing disk read IO on a pure write call, and was wondering why. This is on an embedded system with no other background processes running that could be interfering. Filesystem is on an SSD, ...
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Should I store my code/projects on my SSD or my secondary drive?

I just got a new box. It has an SSD for the primary drive, and a 1TB SATA for the secondary drive. I'm going to run windows and my binaries on the SSD and keep all my downloads/documents/music/etc ...