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Hard Drive Reliability Stats for Q1 2015

By | May 21st, 2015

For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. Over the past year we’ve been releasing hard drive reliability statistics based on the drives we use to store customer data for our online backup business. As of the end of Q1 2015 we had 44,252 hard…

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Hard Drive Reliability Update – Sep 2014

By | September 23rd, 2014

blog post back in January, called “What Hard Drive Should I Buy?” It covered the reliability of each of the drive models that we use. This month I’m updating those numbers and sharing some surprising new findings. Reliability of Hard Drive Brands Losing a disk drive at Backblaze is not a big deal. Every file we back up is replicated…

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Hard Drive Reliability Review for 2015

By | February 16th, 2016

…but that is truly abysmal reliability for SSD pooloo How are these stats pertinent to a typical consumer? Data centers typically have their drives running 99.99% of the time, while the average consumer would not, which is why there is a distinction between consumer and enterprise product. How is this a fair depiction of consumer based product reliability? Shouldn’t you…

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Hard Drive Reliability Stats for Q2 2015

By | July 28th, 2015

For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. Each quarter, Backblaze updates our hard drive statistics with the latest data. As of the end of Q2 2015, there were 47,561 drives spinning in our datacenter. Subtracting out boot drives, drive models with less than 45…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017

By | October 26th, 2017
Q3 2017 Hard Drive Stats

and grouped together into a storage unit we call a “tome.” An incoming file is stored in one tome, and is spread out across the 20 storage pods in the tome for reliability and availability. The remaining 59 tomes, in this case, use 8 TB drives. This allows us to see the performance and reliability of a 12 TB hard…

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An Inside Look at Data Center Storage Integration: A Complex, Iterative, and Sustained Process

By | June 12th, 2018

…the latest firmware is critical to ensure optimal drive operation and data center reliability. Likewise, as applications evolve, performance and features can mature over time to more effectively solve customer needs. Data Center Managers Must Understand the Evolution of Data Center Needs, Architectures, and Solutions Scientists and engineers at advanced technology companies like Seagate develop solutions based on understanding customers’…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2018

By | May 1st, 2018

For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. As of March 31, 2018 we had 100,110 spinning hard drives. Of that number, there were 1,922 boot drives and 98,188 data drives. This review looks at the quarterly and lifetime statistics for the data drive models…

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What Can 49,056 Hard Drives Tell Us? Hard Drive Reliability Stats for Q3 2015

By | October 14th, 2015

…ultimate drive for you, super high storage density and amazing price per GB. Paul Biedler I’m a reliability engineer by trade, and ideally, what you want to do is express the data as a reliability or survival number with respect to time. The appropriate way to do this is through a Weibull distribution. I’ve taken the data up through Q2…

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