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Backblaze releases billion-hour hard drive reliability report

Posted on 05/17 14:33 in Shows | 0

Companies do not release failure data and the handful of studies on the topic typically cloak vendor names and model numbers.For those of you wondering if drive vibration actually matters, here’s a video of someone stopping a drive array by yelling at it.

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Seagate plans 16TB drives for 2018, 20TB by 2020

Posted on 01/27 22:07 in Shows | 0

During its conference call yesterday, the hard drive manufacturer laid out its near-term roadmap, with aggressive plans to ramp drive capacities over the next few years.Right now, Seagate’s highest-end drive tops out at 10TB, but the company plans to double that within the next three years, with 16TB drives rolling out as soon as mid-2018.

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