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Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017

By | August 29th, 2017

…20-pod Backblaze Vault would have 14.4 petabytes of raw storage. Better Late Than Never Sorry for being a bit late with the hard drive stats report this quarter. We were ready to go last week, then this happened. Some folks here thought that was more important than our Q2 Hard Drive Stats. Go figure. Drive Stats at the Storage Developers…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q1 2017

By | May 9th, 2017

…drives and keep reporting our findings. If you’d like to hear more about our Hard Drive Stats, Backblaze will be presenting at the 33rd International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST 2017) being held at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara California from May 15th – 19th. The conference will dedicate five days to computer-storage technology, including a…

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Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2016

By | August 2nd, 2016

For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. Q2 2016 saw Backblaze introduce 8TB drives into our drive mix, kick off a pod-to-vault migration of over 6.5 Petabytes of data, cross over 250 Petabytes of data stored, and deploy another 7,290 drives…

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The Helium Factor and Hard Drive Failure Rates

By | May 3rd, 2018

In November 2013, the first commercially available helium-filled hard drive was introduced by HGST, a Western Digital subsidiary. The 6 TB drive was not only unique in being helium-filled, it was for the moment, the highest capacity hard drive available. Fast forward a little over 4 years later and 12 TB helium-filled drives are readily available, 14…

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What SMART Stats Tell Us About Hard Drives

By | October 6th, 2016

…could rely on. That means, sadly, we don’t have enough data to reach a conclusion. Perhaps one of our stat-geek readers will be able to tease out a conclusion regarding power cycles. Regardless, everyone is invited to download and review our hard drive stats data including the SMART stats for each drive. If you find anything interesting let us know….

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Hard Drive Reliability Review for 2015

By | February 16th, 2016

…large impact. Your second point is valid as we didn’t include an obvious reference back to previous studies. You can start with the one from the previous quarter: https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-reliability-q3-2015. If you want more, just use the search box at the top of the blog and enter “hard drive stats” to get the rest. Jim Dowling Great stuff. Do you have…

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What is the Best Hard Drive?

By | January 21st, 2015

Check out the latest Hard Drive Stats. It was one year ago that I first blogged about the failure rates of specific models of hard drives, so now is a good time for an update. At Backblaze, as of December 31, 2014, we had 41,213 disk drives spinning in our data center, storing all of the data for our unlimited…

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

By | October 14th, 2015

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 the end of Q3 2015, there were 50,228 drives spinning in the Backblaze datacenter. Subtracting boot drives, drive models with less than 45 drives and drives in testing systems, we are publishing…

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