Want to write to your filesystem safely? No worries, the manpage has all the latest rumors  http://danluu.com/file-consistency/ 

New 12TB=96Tb HD.
Non-recoverable error rate: 1e-15 per bit.
E[complete drive reads per error]: 10


In the fine print, they say their annualized failure rate calculation is based on a workload of 219TB/yr for a 12TB drive 😂

It's a little concerning that the APFS devs say data checksums are unneeded because HDs are reliable, contradicting every study on HD errors

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