Digital Storage News 2017-12-27T22:53:20+00:00

SkyHawk™ Earns SSI Security Solutions Award Based on Client Satisfaction

Proven in the field for mission-critical security and surveillance Seagate’s SkyHawk hard drive has been selected by Security Sales & Integration Magazine (SSI) as winner of its [...]

A brief overview of various cloud storage solutions

It can be difficult to decide what kind of cloud storage is right for you, given the massive oversaturation of products available to choose from.  It depends [...]

Areca ARC-8050T3 Thunderbolt 3 Overview

Thunderbolt 3 provides the fattest data pipe for direct-attached storage devices of current standards out today, though you wouldn't know it given how rare the format is. [...]

Western Digital breaches the 10 TB threshold with their new NAS drives

Hard disk drives have had to become specialized products designed for specific needs. The manufacturers use both hardware and software to tune the drives' parameters for specific [...]

Samsung stuns the SSD world with a 32 TB drive

Given the technology and the speed of modern computers, there's been one part that just cant keep up, the good old Hard Disk Drive.  Starting  computer in [...]

ZFS, the file storage system of the future.

ZFS compared to most other file systems Historically, the management of stored data has involved two aspects — the physical management of block devices such as hard drives and SD cards, and [...]

Intel’s 760p NVMe SSD raises the bar.

Intel's 760p NVMe SSD is the follow up to the companies first generation, a model that had a bigger price tag then spec. The new 760p comes [...]

Does the Western Digital cloud have a built in backdoor?

The favorite and preferred drive of this blogger for regular PC as well as NAS storage just lost a ton of credibility   An expert on information [...]

An overview of ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. [...]

More then you ever wanted to know about floppy drives,from conception through the 70’s

  In 1967, IBM tasked their San Jose, California development laboratory to develop a reliable and inexpensive system for loading microcode into their System/370 mainframes in a [...]

A brief history of the Hard Drive, part 2

The 1980s saw the minicomputer age plateau as PCs were introduced. Manufacturers such as DEC and Hewlett-Packard continued to manufacture minicomputer compatible hard drive systems as industry [...]

A brief history of Hard Drives, Part 1

The IBM 350 Disk File was developed under the code-name RAMAC by an IBM San Jose team led by Reynold Johnson. It was announced in 1956 with [...]

Features of M.2 Drives

The buses that are exposed through the M.2 connector are PCI Express 3.0, Serial ATA (SATA) 3.0 and USB 3.0, which is backward compatible with USB 2.0. [...]

The two types of SSD’s

Most SSD manufacturers use non-volatile NAND flash memory in the construction of their SSDs because of the lower cost compared with DRAM and the ability to retain [...]

Know your Solid State Drive (SSD)

A solid-state drive (SSD), also incorrectly known as solid-state disk is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently. SSD [...]


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