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Even ECC memory isn't that much more expensive: Crucial do a 2x2GB ECC kit for £27 + VAT ($42 in the US) against £19 ($30).
Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums
Posted Dec 9, 2011 15:19 UTC (Fri) by lopgok (guest, #43164)
If you buy assembled computers and can't get ECC support without spending big bucks, it is time to switch vendors.
It is true that ECC memory is more expensive and less available than non-ECC memory, but the price difference is around 20% or so, and Newegg and others sell a wide variety of ECC memory. Mainstream memory manufacturers, including Kingston sell ECC memory.
Of course, virtually all server computers come with ECC memory.
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