RAM Error rates are extremely high

Oct 21 2009

Oh boy… RAID is dead, now this?!

A two-and-a-half year study of DRAM on 10s of thousands Google servers found DIMM error rates are hundreds to thousands of times higher than thought — a mean of 3,751 correctable errors per DIMM per year.

DRAM error rates: Nightmare on DIMM street

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