Unlike your magnetic media, flash has a finite number of erase cycles so some might find it to be limited. But the mechanical aspects give it the nod for military or other harsh locations.
Are you willing to pay for the premium?
I'm in the market to purchase a new laptop. I read a couple of reviews on solid state drives for laptop. I read that Lenovo is making them standard in one of their ultra-light laptops. Does anyone know if they're going to become a more common option? How is their reliability?