Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Don't shout at your disks!

How much do you think noise would affect a (non solid-state) disk drive ?
Here is an interesting video and article about the effect of loud sound and vibrations on the performance of a disk -

Video here - http://channelsun.sun.com/video/shouting+in+the+datacenter/6160269001
Additional text here - http://blogs.sun.com/brendan/entry/unusual_disk_latency

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