certain HPE SSD Drives Will Brick After 40K Hours

Virtualization Review | November 27, 2019

certain HPE SSD Drives Will Brick After 40K Hours
Last week HPE issued customer bulletin a00097382en_us, which states:HPE SAS Solid State Drives - Critical Firmware Upgrade Required for Certain HPE SAS Solid State Drive Models to Prevent Drive Failure at 40,000 Hours of Operation. After the SSD failure occurs, neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered. In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously. Restoration of data from backup will be required in non-fault tolerance modes (e.g., RAID 0) and in fault tolerance RAID mode if more drives fail than what is supported by the fault tolerance RAID mode logical drive. (Author's note: bold highlights are mine).

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