Solid state drives
mike at geofront.co.uk
Wed Apr 21 11:21:46 BST 2010
Quoting "Simon Wilcox" <essuu at ourshack.com>:
> I had a 5 minute power cut in SE26 two weeks ago and a cut lasting
> about an hour in EC1 10 days ago.
I know from experience that some of the EC1 area has flaky power,
though i'm told it's improving (I don't work around there any more)
> This is very true. I stopped using a cheap UPS at home for exactly
> this reason. Test it regularly or it's not worth it.
I was thinking that just before mine died and became a very expensive
and heavy ganger.
> Data backups have the same problem, test 'em regularly or they may
> not work when you need 'em most :-)
Even more important if you happen to use disk based backup!
Full of squishy cynicism
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