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Maximum, demonstrated SD card durability

I'm attempting to use the Raspberry Pi as an embedded/industrial computer. Temperatures are within completely sane ranges, and the primary reliability issues I'm running into are seem to be around SD ...
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Is it a bad idea to do distributed computing?

Like many users, my RPi will be used as a low-consumption micro server and will be powered continuously. All the computing time is not used and could help distributed computing projects like ...
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Which (currently) compatible SD Cards have wear levelling?

This question asks Which SD cards are compatible? This answer describes the advantages of getting an SD card with wear levelling to extend the life of the card. How can I find out which of the ...
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How can I extend the life of my SD card?

I'm not all that keen to buy a USB hard disk, but I'm aware that SD cards aren't suitable for many repetitions of reading and writing. Are there any steps I can take to extend the life of my SD card ...