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Is this FM Server folly!? (USB 2)

Question asked by iceman7 on Sep 26, 2014
Latest reply on Sep 28, 2014 by eoin


Is this FM Server folly!? (USB 2)

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I have a  client insisting on hosting my database on an external SSD connected to an iMac via an external USB 2 port. I've tried to tell him that it's a bad idea...that the access speeds and latency of USB 2 will seriously hurt server performance!

Maybe if I can send him a few other adjectives from other seasoned pros he will listen to me.

What say you? Am I exaggerating the performance hit or is this a horrible idea?