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adam [PersonRank 0]

Monday, April 9, 2007
7 years ago2,352 views

Didn't Google release a study recently that said SMART was pretty much ineffective?

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

7 years ago #

Also see this bit from Bill's notes: "Overall, from his [Luiz'] experience, he feels that SMART is inadequate to predict drive failures. It might be useful, though, in predicting population-wide trends."

Brian Mingus [PersonRank 10]

7 years ago #

I was going to say the same thing as Adam – SMART is nearly worthless. That standard was created without first doing proper feature discovery to figure out what kind of data would actually be useful in predicting mechanical drive failures.

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