Thursday, February 18, 2010

Shh! Disk Drives At Work

(From Storage -- By Robin Harris)

Vibration issues are old news to mechanical engineers who design drives enclosures.

One editor I know recently told me that when he shoots music videos with RED, the bass and drums cause enough vibration to result in data drops when recording to hard drive.

BRENDAN GREGG from SUN'S FISHWORKS team makes an interesting discovery about inducing disk latency.

Shh! Disk Drives At Work

[Remember, don't shout at your JBODs, they don't like it.]

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