Which Company Makes The Most Reliable Hard Drives? Which Drives Might Be Worth Avoiding?
ZDNet, May 14th, 2020
May 14, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

Hard drive makers are all bullish about reliability. The best way to test reliability is to have tens of thousands of drives in operations and see which ones let you down

"A question I get asked a lot is, "which is the best hard drive to buy?" It's a tough question to answer because unless you have tens of thousands of drives spinning, you end up relying on what the manufacturers say, or personal experience drawn from limited sample set (anecdata).

But there is a company that has tens of thousands of drives in operation, and who keeps a close eye on failure rates. That company is cloud backup firm Backblaze...."

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