willbryant.net

Shouting at hard disks

Published Tue 06 January 2009 23:26 (+1300)
Tagged

This video of Brendan Gregg shouting at his RAID arrays is geek-crazy – apparently the vibrations induce a detectable increase in write latency:

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/tDacjrSCeq4&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/tDacjrSCeq4&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>