Archiving Projects-- TAPE vs. DVD

Shane Hathaway shane at
Thu Feb 9 21:23:55 MST 2006

Ross Werner wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Feb 2006, Shane Hathaway wrote:
>> Current hard drives have a warranty of up to 5 years.  I take this as 
>> a signal from the manufacturer that the failure rate rises 
>> significantly after that time.  Check out the bathtub curve on Wikipedia:
> So do UDO drives have a warranty of 30 years, or are they just "believed 
> to be stable" for that long?

Excellent question.  I should ask it next time I talk to Plasmon.


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