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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] SSD wear

On January 13, 2016 7:56:59 AM EST, Spencer Cheng <spencer [ at ] aotera [ dot ] org> wrote:
>> On Jan 13, 2016, at 7:39, Rick Leir <rleir [ at ] leirtech [ dot ] com> wrote:
>>> you likely won't wear out your SSD
>> I have been told not to worry about wearing out the SSD.
>SSDs do fail. I had one fail on me while on the road with no warning
Hi Spencer
Yes, I heard that you get no warning, no smartd error counts or whatever. Suddenly there is no response from your disk?

>but wearing one out is not easy nor likely given that most SSDs are
>replaced or moved to backup computers within 3 years. WAF is slowly
>getting lower which reduces wear also.

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