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Split database index and table files with SSD?

I know in the good old days it was recommended that indexs and tables were placed on different drives to improve database performance. Is this still the case with SSDs when connected with SATA3? With ...
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Using HDPARM to tune drives

Can HDPARM reallt be used to tune and enhance performance on drives? I've seen tutorials but does it really make a difference?
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Ubuntu slows terribly on disk access

I'm very new to Linux systems but not computer systems. I installed Ubuntu on my laptop and it took a little longer to load then I'd like but seemed okay. The problem showed itself more seriously when ...
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Two hard drives: same specs, different speeds. Need to find the configuration issue

I have two nodes (with 3 dedicated data drives each) that are showing drastically different write speeds. Their 'hdparm' output looks identical and their 'hdparm -t -T' output is comparable but ...
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Linux swap position on hdd

As far as I know hard drives are faster at the beginning of the disk. If this is true, why does Ubuntu put the swap partition to the back of the disk by default?
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How to change the performance index of the hard disk

I would like to know how to change the performance index of the hard disk and why it remains at 5.9.