[ILUG] Google Job
ruairi at tech-mad.org
Fri Apr 2 13:12:29 IST 2004
On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 14:37, Conor Wynne wrote:
> >>>El Reg reckons that 1GB of storage only costs Google circa $2. So, the
> >>>scenario you mention is very plausible.
> Sounds wrong to me.
> > and the maintenance costs (I wonder how many disks would be/are
> > replaced a day in google), ....
> The MTF for that many disks would be hours or even minutes ;--)
> But then again they would be under warranty. Then you have maintenence
> contracts, which can cost a pretty penny. 2 yoyo's a drive sounds like
> wishfull thinking, or marketing.
2 euro per GB, not per drive... hopefully they use drives of > 1GB
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