The spare platter strategy does nothing to reduce this failure mode. In fact, all modern disks already have spare space for bad block relocation.
Including pretty much everything with an onboard controller. "Modern" is understating the case.
If I were expecting an array to last a long time without being touched, I would expect it to have a whole bunch of spares that never even got heated up until they were needed, just sat there in the box enjoying living in a relatively temperature-constant environment. Sure, there's fluctuations, but they'll all be within the operating temperature range of the drives.
It's not all about you. I'm talking about
...so it's all about you?
Or how about having the array swap in spares.
Every few weeks or so one of the spares could start to act as a mirror of an active drive and once that drive is mirrored you swap the active drive to the spare and the spare to the active?
The phased array will have to be even larger than the dish to get the same beam size.
How'd you get a blank post past the lameness filter?
99% of the ATM's around here dont stand alone. they are in a small concrete building that has air vents. the other 1% are the little fake ATM's at liquor stores and shady party stores that nobody sane would insert their card into.
so no, I wont be seeing it around here.
My point is that the "year of the Linux desktop" won't be because of "normal" Linux, but rather Chrome OS.
A cellphone phone is a thing and it's usually connected to the internet. An internet of things no less.
I'm pretty sure that you know that these "things" are things which have a purpose other than being a computer, which a cellphone doesn't. (POTS being obsolete today, though still useful)
Or maybe people just used the term "embedded" previously and are now using "IoT" because of it being fashionable
Many of those embedded systems don't even have network interfaces, let alone are capable of participating on an internetwork using TCP/IP.
Smart, but if we're going to substitute the jobs of editors with Google then maybe we should go all out. Instead we're paying useless editors
Who is this 'we'? I run adblock (and I'm eligible to have ads disabled anyway) and I don't recall ever cutting Slashdot a check.
As if "the internet of things" is somehow more special than the idea that as the tech gets cheaper, more and more things will connect to wireless networks.
Yes, the idea is that this time has come. It hasn't, but believing that it has will usher it in as the increased demand produces the parts we need to actually do the thing. In the meantime a lot of startups will rise and asplode.
Google is working on enabling OpenPGP-encrypted e-mail for Gmail with a Chrome extension: https://github.com/google/end-...
Or you can have it on Firefox right now with enigmail. Or well, you could. Maybe it doesn't work any more. I had nobody to exchange encrypted email with, so I no longer have it installed.
Apple pays out 67%. That's on Gross.
If they were to perhaps, talk about the expense of promotion, servers, and the fact that all the toys for Whack-A-Mole ended up in lawsuits, they could use Hollywood accounting. It would still be 67%, but of the net -- which means cab fair instead of money to buy the Limo.
I don't except that Programming is "Bigger than Hollywood" until we have people saying they are programmers while the bulk of their income comes from waiting tables, and I have to sleep with my Employer to get a job interview.
I WISH the process were that simple.