[CentOS] SAS/SATA DAS

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Tue Sep 2 23:12:18 UTC 2008


>There was a thread about the MTBF of various types of drives, linking
>to articles about the experiences of Google.com,  here in this mailing
>list, probably 1 or 2 years ago. As I recall, they found the MTBF
>between different types of drives to be about the same?

That's exactly what I was referencing when I said the MTBF was probably BS.
Its been my experience as well, I have super cheap SATA drives running in a
very busy iSCSI array storing DVR data that's being written to at a fairly
high rate consistently and the thing just wont quit...

jlc


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