PMUG President Ben Britt will give the current lowdown on solid state drives.
What are solid state drives (SSDs)? What are the origins of the technology? How do they differ from rotational hard disks (HDDs)? Ben will explain and introduce some definitions and terms.
Why you may want a SSD? We’ll discuss advantages vs. drawbacks, SSD vs. HDD, performance vs. cost.
What considerations you might make and what to look for when buying a SSD? – Some practical advice. Ben will tell you what’s he currently considers the best buys, etc.
How to install and configure in OS X? We will consider physical installation and OS X configuration options: TRIM Enabler, Chameleon SSD Optimizer, terminal commands.
What is the future of storage? We’ll discuss new technologies that are in development.
What else do you want to know about SSDs? Ben will try to answer questions you may have.
About The PresenterBen Britt is currently PMUG’s President. He is formerly a portrait and commercial photographer, Asst, IT Manager, A+ PC technician, and salesman at CompUSA. He has been married for 33 years, has 3 children, and five grandchildren. He creates in GarageBand and plays guitar and electric bass.