Posted Aug 14, 2010 0:09 UTC (Sat) by corbet
In reply to: storage-attached SSDs
Parent article: The 2010 Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, day 2
A PCI-attached SSD is very much not memory; you can't map it. You have to do block transfers to it, almost as if it were a block device; it just doesn't try to look like a traditional ATA device. If you have an acronym you prefer, please use it, but people generally call such devices SSDs.
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