[Beowulf] failure trends in a large disk drive population

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 16 17:53:25 EST 2007


On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Mark Hahn wrote:

>> http://labs.google.com/papers/disk_failures.pdf
>
> this is awesome!  my new new-years resolution is to be more google-like,
> especially in gathering potentially large amounts of data for this kind of 
> retrospective analysis.
>
> thanks for posting the ref.

Yeah, I already reposted the link to our campus-wide sysadmin list.
There go all sort of assumptions, guesses and deductions to be replaced
by -- gasp -- data!

    rgb

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