We are trying to look at ways of speeding up our provisioning deployments. We currently have 10GB NIC and switches on our server. We dont think the network is the part of the problem. Even though we are hoping for improvements with 9.6 (we are currently on 9.5 SP2), we were curious if anyone has tried using SSD drives from where they deploy their images from.
Generally speaking we will rack up 20-300 devices and image them all at once. Right now with provisioning, 1 device is great, it will take maybe 15 minutes. 20 devices took nearly an hour. We were using ghostcast with 200 devices in about 20 mintutes and on a bad day 1-2 would fail.
Any reason to think SSD drives on our imaging server would speed things up?