Monday, February 19, 2007

Commodity Hard Disk Drive Failure Analysis

Engadget has an interesting article which details an analysis performed by on over 100,000 hard drives over a 9 month period. The study behind the article is great as it clears up some common myths in the hard drive world, specifically the effect of temperature on hard disk failure rate. There is a PDF attached to the article with the full study:

Engadget Article

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