Hi! Beginner CS major here :)
Hoping to gain a lot of knowledge by the close of the semester!
8 Mean Time to Failure (MTTF): When disk manufacturers post this, how should you interpret their numbers? oct 25 '11
6 Let's say that your program is writing information to a file. How does the disk recover your file if there is a system crash? oct 24 '11
4 When manufacturers say that there is a Mean Time to Failure (MTTF) of a certain amount, what exactly is a “disk failure” oct 26 '11
3 When referring to filesystems and disks, are “disk sectors”, “disk blocks”, “chunk size”, and “disk records” the same thing? oct 25 '11
3 What exactly is a disk repair? oct 26 '11
2 ZFS (file system): what is an “uberblock” used for? oct 26 '11