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What would it take to REALLY speed things up?

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March 9, 2009 10:57:16 PM

If you're loading a bunch start up programs/ services when you restart your computer or even turn it on, what would it take to load all of that stuff up instantaneously?

Could or can SSD drives even get us there? Do we need holographic storage? Faster bus speeds? What will it take?

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March 9, 2009 10:59:46 PM

izanaki said:
If you're loading a bunch start up programs/ services when you restart your computer or even turn it on, what would it take to load all of that stuff up instantaneously?

Could or can SSD drives even get us there? Do we need holographic storage? Faster bus speeds? What will it take?



The reason I ask this is, no matter how much I have upgraded, or how many new computers I have purchased I still feel like I'm waiting. I know you can rid the computer of all the services or start up applications but isn't the point of things getting faster to help reduce or eliminate this situation?
March 9, 2009 11:03:30 PM

how fast you can do that is limited to a certain point by the operating system. from my personal experience, linux does a better job of this, as does OSX, probably because they're both UNIX-based. but really if it bothers you that much, just put your computer to sleep or make it hibernate rather than turning it off. things'll load much quicker.
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March 9, 2009 11:20:35 PM

> what would it take to load all of that stuff up instantaneously?


Leave your machine ON all the time!

If that's not acceptable, then do a better job with ...

4 to 8 x ANS-9010 devices in RAID 0

e.g.

Google "ANS-9010"

http://techreport.com/articles.x/16255

-or-

Google "ANS-9010" +"RAID 0"

Google "i-RAM" + "RAID 0"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01zgSiXS794&feature=rela...


My favorite is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNPPRhPV7y0&feature=rela...

You'll note that the latter video uses the RocketRAID 2320;
the OCZ Z-drive uses the RocketRAID 3520 (very different controllers):

http://www.madshrimps.be/?action=getarticle&number=1&ar...


How about 8 x ANS-9010 using the RocketRAID 3520?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


16 x ANS-9010 using the RocketRAID 3540?

http://www.highpoint-tech.com/USA/rr3540.htm
http://www.highpoint-tech.com/image/products/rr3540/rr3...


I currently run the RocketRAID 2340 and I'm very happy with it.


We obviously need controllers that can pump each SATA channel at 600MB/second:
those should be arriving by early Summer 2009! I CAN'T WAIT!!


MRFS
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