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[Discuss] NAS: lots of bays vs. lots of boxes

On 7/10/2015 4:08 PM, F. O. Ozbek wrote:
> That assumes drives only die out of old age, which is not true. Some
> batch of hard-drives will be bad, and may die at high rates during
> their 3/5 year life span.

These are exceedingly rare. Yes, there have been a handful of
high-profile exceptions. Data from Google and Backblaze confirm that 
they are indeed exceptions.

> MooseFS goes one step further, being RAIN,

"RAIN"? That's someone trying too hard. MooseFS is a distributed file 

Rich P.

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