No. of Recommendations: 1
What do you think about this point…

Context is important. The very first sentence mentions a "data center," and that's a tipoff that the article is targeted at businesses with servers.

Because the comment you highlighted is equally true of a user with a single traditional (spinning) hard drive: "The failure of the spinning drive can't be tolerated…"

For most users, the solution is to simply back up a Fusion drive just as they would back up any other hard drive.

If they need fault tolerance, then they need RAID. That's true for any kind of storage solution, whether or not it includes an SSD.

From the users perspective, a Fusion Drive is no different from a regular hard drive.
Print the post  


When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.