Reply to post: Re: Like the old WD Raptors

HPE blames solid state drive failure for outages at Australian Tax Office

Griffo

Re: Like the old WD Raptors

I was thinking the same thing... Here's the old Reg article.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/28/velociraptor_49day_bug/

It could be some specific config scenario on the ATO array that triggered a firmware bug in several drives at once. Assuming that's it happens on the Flash tier where some DBA probably stored their indexes, you can see how things woudl rapidly go downhill - mirrored arrays or not.

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