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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Hard Drive Failure Rates as Reported by BackBlaze


This is very interesting and may affect the way I purchase hard drives.  Something tells me that quality has gone down overall in the last year based on drives I have ordered.

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We measure drive reliability by looking at the annual failure rate, which is the average number of failures you can expect running one drive for a year. A failure is when we have to replace a drive in a pod.

Courtesy of the backblaze blog

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