Pve OS disk SSD or Sata?


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May 2, 2010
Bursa, Turkey, Turkey
Our Pve servers has ssd sata for only pve os. But we think of using normal sata disk (7200rpm) . Do you think if would impact on overall pve performance? Vms are running on nvme disks. We think Sata disks will last longer because ssds may be failing in any time.
PVE installation does a lot of small writes but does not need fast reads. HDDs are fine and better for this than most consumer SSDs.
It's running the (many) VMs that requires lots of IOPS like (enterprise) SSDs, because they can handle the I/O-workload of many systems at once.
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