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venomsnake 506 days ago | link | parent

Isn't the "use same drives" advice a little dangerous? If you have bad luck with firmware or specific batch of drives - you could be put in a world of pain fast.

atYevP 506 days ago | link

Yev w/ Backblaze here -> This is true, and we've had bad batches before, but all of the drives and chassis are tested before we put them in to production, having arrays with the same drives minimizes the variables throughout the pod.


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