Slightly OT – Disk Drive Reliability

Summary – If you’re reading this blog, you are (or should be) interested in the reliability of disk drives.

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Backblaze, a  user with > 27K consumer grade drives, just released

Failure rate data collected over several years of usage

Here is just one result they provide in the above blog post

For more details, including drive models, read their post

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FYI –

Backblaze’s business is online backups

If you don’t backup (you’ll be sorry) or even if you do

Their service looks interesting

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