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Solid state disk (SSD) is a new storage device that utilizes semiconductor memory chips (e.g. RAM, EEPROM, flash memory) to store data rather than using conventional spinning platters and moving heads found in conventional magnetic disk drive. The term of “solid state” means there are no moving parts involve in accessing, storing and retrieving required data on the drive. Several benefits offered by the SSD drives due to absent of moving mechanical components are high access speed, light weight, ruggedness, low latency, low power consumption, and silent operation. This paper discusses the architecture and the advantage offered by SSD in using the drive as a storage device in video server.