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Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2018

By | July 24th, 2018

…Q1 2018. Enterprise versus Consumer Hard Drives In our Q3 2017 hard drive stats review, we compared two Seagate 8 TB hard drive models: one a consumer class drive (model: ST8000DM002) and the other an enterprise class drive (model: ST8000NM0055). Let’s compare the lifetime annualized failure rates from Q3 2017 and Q2 2018: Lifetime AFR as of Q3 2017 –…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2018

By | May 1st, 2018

…of time in Q1. This was an experiment to see if we could reduce boot up time for the Storage Pods. In our case, the improved boot up speed wasn’t worth the SSD cost, but it did add 10 new columns to the hard drive stats data. Speaking of hard drive stats data, the complete data set used to create…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2018: Less is More

By | October 16th, 2018

…besting the previous low of 1.82% from Q2 of 2018. The Hard Drive Stats Data The complete data set used to create the information used in this review is available on our Hard Drive Test Data page. You can download and use this data for free for your own purpose. All we ask are three things: 1) you cite Backblaze…

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Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2016

By | January 31st, 2017

…2016 the number of 8 TB drives rose to 8,765 with 48 failures and an annualized failure rate of 1.6%. The “1.0TB” drives were 5+ years old on average when they were retired. There are only 45 of the “5.0TB” drives in operation. Can’t Get Enough Hard Drive Stats? We’ll be presenting the webinar “Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2016”…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2016: Less is More

By | November 15th, 2016

…based on data from April 2013 through September 2016 for all data drive models with active drives as of September 30, 2016. Hard drive stats webinar: Join Us! Want more details on our Q3 drive stats? View the webinar below in the Backblaze BrightTALK channel. You will need to subscribe to the Backblaze channel to view the webinar, but you’ll…

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Hard Drive Stats – FAQ

By | February 2nd, 2015

…drives that have the lowest lifecycle cost. Q: Do your hard drive stats really matter for a consumer trying to make a purchase? A: That depends. If you view our data center as a “worst-case” scenario for hard drives, then yes, you can surmise that any hard drive that a consumer would buy, would perform at a slightly better rate…

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Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2017

By | February 1st, 2018

…— The average number of hard drives that have failed each day from April 2013 until the end of December 2017. Can’t Get Enough Hard Drive Stats? We’ll be presenting the webinar “Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2017” on Thursday February 9, 2018 at 10:00 Pacific time. The webinar will dig deeper into the quarterly, yearly, and lifetime hard drive…

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One Billion Drive Hours and Counting: Q1 2016 Hard Drive Stats

By | May 17th, 2016

…use RAID-6, our Backblaze Vaults use our own open-sourced implementation of Reed-Solomon erasure coding instead. Both techniques have a concept of a drive not syncing or staying synced with the other member drives in its group A different look at Hard Drive Stats We publish the hard drive stats data on our website with the Q1 2016 results there as…

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