I have raspberry pi in a robot but it seems sdcard is not reliable at all.
What are affordable options that could be considered reliable? Pi+USB Flash, Pi+USB SSD, Pi compute module with eMMC, BeegleBoard with eMMC?
May be there is some reliable SD card brand or USB_Flash?
I would say my budget is up to $350 and I need linux computer with performance of Pi3 and 2-4 USB ports + IO
It seems to me right now that Pi+USB_Good_Brand_SSD is most reliable option. But may be I miss something.