Hardware Reliability

Avleen Vig avleen at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 03:34:05 BST 2009

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Ask Bjørn Hansen<ask at develooper.com> wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2009, at 13:49, <duncan.garland at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> Can somebody please point me in the direction of some authorative
>> reliability statistics for server hardware, preferably including add-ons
>> such as disc arrays?
> Google has a paper on that stuff for individual disks.  In my experience
> failure rates for everything else is much lower (but each failure of course
> is more hassle):
>        http://labs.google.com/papers/disk_failures.pdf

All is not what it seems.
Take this with a spoon of salt.

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