[rabbitmq-discuss] Does SSD improve rabbitmq's performance

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Wed Nov 20 08:11:54 GMT 2013

On 20/11/13 04:38, Graeme N wrote:
> Rabbit at the moment doesn't make much effort into making its
> workload append only and contiguous by default

Actually all disk writes in rabbit *are* append-only (plus the 
occasional truncate). But when dealing with multiple disk-bound queues, 
there is inevitably a fair bit of seeking going on. And SSDs are much 
quicker at that.


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