Thesis Committee Member(s)
College for Professional Studies
MS Database Technologies
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Since the introduction of solid-state devices (SSD), both storage area network (SAN) administrators and database administrators (DBA) have imagined the performance gains promised by replacing hard disk drives (HDD). The initial testing in the laboratory did not promise those gains in the real world. The SSD vendors worked between 2007 and 2010 to improve performance, which in industry standard tests showed steady progress. Despite the gains in the laboratory, there were few examples of real world usage particularly in the field of data warehousing. The process of extracting, transforming and loading (ETL) places extreme loads on the ability of the storage device to update data. This paper studies the effect on one such data warehouse.
Date of Award
© Douglas Ervin
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Ervin, Douglas, "Ssd Flash Drives Used to Improve Performance with Clarity Data Warehouse" (2013). All Regis University Theses. 237.