[Beowulf] Re: Cooling vs HW replacement
mathog at mendel.bio.caltech.edu
Fri Jan 21 13:26:20 PST 2005
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Robert G. Brown wrote
> > > 2. higher reliability - typically 1.2-1.4M hours, and usually
> > > specified under higher load.
> Has anyone observed that a megahour is 114 years? Has anyone observed
> that this is so ludicrous a figure as to be totally meaningless? Show
> me a single disk on the planet that will run, under load, for a mere two
> decades and I'll bow down before it and start sacrificing chickens.
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