On 2 Mar 2014, at 09:16, Philip Robar <philip.ro...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Jason Belec <jasonbe...@belecmartin.com> > wrote: >> RAM/ECC RAM is like consumer drives vs pro drives in your system, recent >> long term studies have shown you don't get much more for the extra money. >> > Do you have references to these studies? This directly conflicts with what > I've seen posted, with references, in other forums on the frequency of soft > memory errors, particularly on systems that run 24x7, and how ECC memory is > able to correct these random errors. I don't have any reference to Jason's claims about ECC, but recently Backblaze published some stats on their experiences with a variety of drives. Jason might have been thinking about these: http://blog.backblaze.com/2013/12/04/enterprise-drive-reliability/ They have lots more related articles on their blog that are well worth a read. Chris -- --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "zfs-macos" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to zfs-macos+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.