[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun E10Kservers?]
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Jul 12 12:54:14 CDT 2003
On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 11:13:24AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Properly-implemented ECC is the right thing to do. Yes, it's more
> expensive, but it's the right thing to do. A memory error that would
> otherwise bring a system to its knees will simply cause an entry into
> an error log with ECC...turning unexpected downtime into scheduled
Not only that, but if all systems just assumed quality in the first
place, the prices would be cheaper. Slightly more than the junk, but a
lot less than current high-quality hardware.
Saving money by buying cheap systems is a false savings.
> With this "I like my stuff to work all the time" attitude, am I just
> being too intolerant?
Nope... the world has just accepted too much crap, and it makes people
like us look to be the odd man out.
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