brycv icon

brycv.com

A window into the Digital Life of Bryan Vyhmeister

Observations on Errors, Corrections, & Trust of Dependent Systems

This is a very good article that covers some of the significant advantages of ECC memory and the perils of running critical systems without it. This article was written by James Hamilton, one of the Vice Presidents of Amazon Web Services. Thanks to @maximdim for originally sharing this article with me many months back. Based on this and other data, I would tend to run anything that’s really important with ECC memory. I only wish laptops had ECC options available.

Comments