saieded

StoreMI: Using excess SSD space as a boot drive

Discussion created by saieded on Feb 22, 2019
Latest reply on Feb 28, 2019 by saieded

I currently have a 500GB SSD with OS and a 1TB HDD with data and large applications. With 256GB fast disk/SSD limit, it makes sense to me to have my HDD tiered as a data drive with RAM cache, and then have my OS and most applications on the virtual "carve out" space.

 

I would like to know, firstly, if the carve out disk will support a bootable partition, and secondly if I can expect any real-world performance loss from the "background" bandwidth used by StoreMI.

 

Also, is it possible to enable RAM cache on an untiered drive?

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