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    Analysis of the HDD failures in a large population of hard disks

    19th June 2010

    Will be useful to anyone dealing with more than 1 piece of computer hardware: Disk failures in the real world: What does an MTTF of 1,000,000 hours mean to you?

    To get the essence quickly – just scan the tables and figures, and read conclusions.

    You might want to read what google engineers tell about HDD failures.

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