[Novalug] ECC RAM failure data
unician at speakeasy.net
Thu Feb 26 10:01:27 EST 2009
> "Tests[ecc]give widely varying error rates, but about
> 10-12upset/bit-hr is typical, ...
Just to clarify, the original HTML shows that that numeric value is
"ten to the minus-twelfth upsets", not the range "ten to twelve upsets".
> ... roughly one bit error, per month, per gigabyte of memory.
The Wikipedia text is quoted accurately, but that rate seems to be
more like one bit error, per *week*, per gigabyte.
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