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From Keith Gable <zi...@ignition-project.com>
Subject Re: High latency (40ms) and low request rate (10 rps) under windows
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:40:50 GMT
I've had similar experience, though never with enterprise (Seagate ES or
equivalent) drives. More writes and thrashing in general seems to make
normal drives die sooner. I have only anecdotal evidence though, so it could
just be coincidental.
On Oct 27, 2011 1:18 PM, "CGS" <cgsmcmlxxv@gmail.com> wrote:

> No reference, just experience from my former jobs (comparing hdd's of the
> same type bought in the same time). Maybe the new hdd's are better from that
> point of view, I haven't tested on the new hdd's because such tests take a
> while.
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> On 10/27/2011 07:47 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
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>> Nevertheless, writing directly on the harddisk is not quite the best
>>>
>> practice because you reduce the life of your harddisk to at least half
>>
>> Do you have a reference for this?  Drives are designed to be used 100% of
>> the time.
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