In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at a controversial study of hard drive reliability by Backblaze. Henry Newman was so overwrought over their lack of technical rigor that he wrote up a rant in Enterprise Storage Forum. Then Slashdot picked it up and all Hell broke loose.
Of course, Rich and Dan can’t help but fan the fire. The question is: Can you really complain when you use consumer hard drive technology for enterprise applications?