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How SSD power faults scramble your data

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    How SSD power faults scramble your data

    Interesting work in this article about how SSDs behave under power failure. It's not good news, although as they point out it's much more likely to affect desktops more than laptops (with their built-in batteries).
    In Understanding the Robustness of SSDs under Power Fault, (pdf) researchers Mai Zheng and Feng Qin of Ohio State and Mark Lillibridge and Joseph Tucek of HP Labs look at how power faults affect flash-based SSDs. Short answer: it's not pretty.
    The ZDNet article is here:
    How SSD power faults scramble your data | ZDNet

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    A great reason to run a ups on all machines.
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