A Meta Perspective on HDD Health in Data Centers (Part 2)

A Meta Perspective on HDD Health in Data Centers (Part 2)

Social media giant Meta’s recent paper highlights four primary factors influencing HDD reliability: age, workload, temperature, and interference from vibrations. We covered the impact of age in the previous part. Here, we continue our analysis of Meta’s study and the...
A Meta Perspective on HDD Health in Data Centers (Part 1)

A Meta Perspective on HDD Health in Data Centers (Part 1)

In the dynamic landscape of data centers, the reliable performance of hard disk drives (HDDs) is crucial. HDDs serve as the backbone of storage systems, storing immense amounts of data across various applications and services. However, the unique composition of HDDs,...
Predictive Maintenance using Thresholds

Predictive Maintenance using Thresholds

Data plays a critical role in predictive maintenance for drives. It can be the key to averting drive failures. Monitoring data on drive health such as SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) attributes and temperature is an integral part of...