104,130 HDDs Tested By Backblaze
StorageNewsletter.com, May 7th, 2019
May 7, 2019,
Volume 254, Issue 2

"As of March 31, 2019, Backblaze had 106,238 spinning HDDs in its cloud storage ecosystem spread across three data centers. Of that number, there were 1,913 boot drives and 104,325 data drives. This review looks at the 1Q19 and lifetime HDD failure rates of the data drive models currently in operation in our data centers and provides a handful of insights and observations along the way. In addition, we have a few questions for you to ponder near the end of the post..."

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