[Beowulf] Consumer vs. Enterprise Hard Drives in Clusters

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Wed Jan 21 22:09:09 EST 2009


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 08:00:42PM -0500, Joe Landman wrote:

> We don't see that.  Similar return rates on both.

That's interesting. Reading up about TLER and friends, it could be the
case that the extra returns my favorite reseller sees could be using
the non-TLER drives in RAID arrays. Or they could be pulling my leg.
Who knows?

>  Higher margins (generally) on the enterprise drives.

Well, you could solve our pricing argument with a word or two ;-)

-- greg


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