Recently, we posted a blog entry about Don Thomson, Co-Founder of Sage Accpac ERP, that referred to his own blog about improving the speed of Accpac. He recently wrote a follow-up entry about faster Accpac performance where he said:
"...here's a quick tip: review Accpac's recommended database settings and make sure that the server and workstations are in compliance before thinking about hardware solutions.
How fast can Accpac run with a solid state drive? Will Accpac be 3 times faster if you replace a spinning platter drive with a solid state drive? My answer would a highly qualified yes. you can buy a solid state drive for $130 to $400." Read More...- Brian Terrell, CPA and Managing Partner
Source: Thomson, Don. "Faster Accpac Performance, Part Two." donthomson.wordpress.com November 20, 2009. <http://donthomson.wordpress.com/2009/11/>
Don Thomson is one of the co-founders of Sage Accpac ERP. His insightful blog is where the following passage comes from:
“Today’s press releases, such as ‘MySpace dumps server hard disks for flash drives’ may not seem to have any relationship with Accpac. It does. If you follow certain lines of reasoning, flash drives could mean massively faster performance characteristics for Accpac.
Use of solid state technology (flash drives) is another example of a sea-change in the software industry being driven by iPod users’ insatiable demand for more storage. The personal computer (IT) industry no longer drives storage technology. It is all about iPods capable of storing more music and more movies – using solid state (flash drive) technology.” Read More…- Brian Terrell, CPA and Managing Partner
Source: Thomson, Don. “Faster Accpac Performance.” donthomson.wordpress.com October 20, 2009. <http://donthomson.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/faster-accpac-performance/>