[Beowulf] GPFS and failed metadata NSD

Tim Cutts tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Mon May 1 00:20:33 PDT 2017

Oh ... The birthday paradox as applied to disk failures. That had never occurred to me before, but it should have done!


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> On 29 Apr 2017, at 3:36 pm, Peter St. John <peter.st.john at gmail.com> wrote:
> just a friendly reminder that while the probability of a particular coincidence might be very low, the probability that there will be **some** coincidence is very high.

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