RAID Level 5 data redundancy: theory and reality
In theory, RAID 5 protects your data. In reality, RAID 5 is often a painful failure. Actual rates of double-disk failures are 2 to 1500 times higher than MTTDL predicts.
How reliable your newest big hard drive is?
"Cheap and Deep" is the mantra that calms the nerves of those trying to accommodate an era of surging data and dwindling budgets.
Why your hard drive cannot read or write
Our customers typically worry most about a disk drive's "click of death," but the fact is that unrecoverable read errors are much more common.
How to choose a data recovery company
The data recovery industry grows every day and every company that opens up markets itself as an expert. Of course, all of these companies are not equal.
Data Recovery Services: Be wary of cheap prices
Proper hard drive recovery can require manipulation of data at the sector level, transplantation of internal components and various other procedures.
How reliable your storage array is?
One of the issue particularly concerning with ultra-large hard drives is something called an unrecoverable bit error (UBE). Although rarely discussed with potential customers and definitely a topic "down in the weeds" UBE is a problem anyone working with ultra-large hard drives and RAID sets will eventually have to deal with.
Properly Rebuilding RAID 5 Arrays & Saving Your Data
Your data is valuable. You know that. You also know that data is fragile. It can be accidentally deleted or corrupted. It can be destroyed in a disaster, or an accident, or the hardware it is stored on can malfunction leaving it inaccessible.
What kills your Flash Drive and how you can avoid it
Like all forms of digital storage, the media can become corrupt and you can lose valuable information
Very often, when it comes to data migration, people think of humongous servers and big companies
Nevertheless, an average data storage device owner bothers him/herself with mentioned procedure at least once in two-three years.
PC users who still refuse to upgrade to Windows 7, 8 or Windows 10 may encounter quite serious issues
According to the recent information posted by Blizzard's Community Manager Ornyx on battle.net, in the nearest future the company will drop support for Windows XP and Windows Vista.
The clean-up after the snowstorm: sensitive data recovery
ACE Data Recovery, the world's best provider of qualified file retrieval services offers trusted solutions to business owners and households suffered from the late-winter storm.
Computerworld: five decades of hard drive evolution
This year Computerworld celebrates it's 50th anniversary. For the last five decades hard disk drives and solid-state platforms became what they are these days.
100+ users sued Microsoft over tons of data corrupted by Win 10 upgrades
A group of the computer owners using Windows 10 OS filed a lawsuit against Microsoft corporation blaming the company for damaged PC hardware and lost sensitive information.
New 10TB surveillance-class hard disk drive from Western Digital
WD Corporation, a well recognized leader in storage solutions manufacturing announced the shipment of WD Purple, the newest 10TB hard disk drive for for surveillance applications.
Western Digital announces release of its first portable SSD
Western Digital announces its first portable My Passport SSD, Western Digital's fastest portable drive
Toshiba Announces 8TB HDD for Enterprise
Toshiba announced shipping of its next 8TB HDD model that is the company's largest enterprise capacity HDD for business critical servers and shared storage systems
Toshiba launches 3.5-inch 8TB N300 NAS hard drive for consumers
Toshiba launches a new 8TB N300 Series HDD for NAS that delivers excellent performance and scalability for round the clock data storage for personal, home office, and small business use.
Transcend produces four new SSD lines
Transcend, a Taiwanese company that manufactures and markets a wide range of digital storage, has announced four new SSD product lines built around 3D NAND flash memory.
Tiny PNY Elite Portable SSD unveiled
PNY Technologies (PNY), a memory and graphics technology company, has launched a new tiny PNY Elite Portable SSD.
Seagate launches 2.4TB Enterprise Performance 10K 2.5-inch HDD
Seagate has launched a new 2.4TB Enterprise Performance 10K 2.5-inch HDD that will make a reliable, high-performance server and storage solution for growing mid-sized companies.
QNAP launches TS-1277 NAS with AMD Ryzen CPUs
At Computex 2017, QNAP announces the world's first AMD Ryzen NAS that is designed as a performance, highly-capable tiered storage.
Toshiba Announces New 15K, 900GB HDD
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announced the new AL14SX Series HDD - a family of 15,000rpm enterprise performance hard disk drives.
Synology releases two DiskStation desktop NAS devices
Synology's just launched two new scalable desktop NAS devices: DiskStation DS1517 and DS1817 designed for small and medium-sized businesses.
Western Digital launches new My Passport Ultra HDDs with new enclosure
Western Digital launches the redesigned My Passport Ultra drive that has a new enclosure and comes with software that backs up data not only from local PCs but also from social networks and cloud services.
Adata updated external 2.5-inch HD710 Pro and HD650 HDDs
Adata updates external hard drive range with HD710 Pro and new HD650 to provide more options for durable and widely compatible storage expansion
Seagate ships Nytro 141 low-cost consumer SSD
Seagate plans to announce a new line of Nytro low-cost consumer SSDs that can be used in a wide range of applications, personal computers, and home NAS devices
Synology Introduces 4-bay NAS DiskStation DS418j
Synology launches a new budget-friendly 4-bay NAS DiskStation DS418j designed to help home users manage, share, and protect their data effectively
Samsung introduces new Portable SSD T5 built with V-NAND technology
Samsung releases a new Portable SSD T5 built with V-NAND technology that is protected with AES 256-bit hardware encryption and has a compact and durable design
Toshiba announces 8TB version of their X300 desktop HDD
Toshiba announces 8TB high-performance internal hard drive to expand its X300 Series 3.5-inch consumer desktop hard drives geared for gaming and professional use
Toshiba announces 14tb Helium-filled HDD "very soon"
At Huawei Connect Conference in Shanghai China, Toshiba has revealed that they will be releasing a 14TB Helium-filled HDD in the near future.
Toshiba launches MQ04 1TB thin client HDD
Toshiba announces MQ04 Series HDD for mobile client storage applications which delivers 1TB of data storage capacity in an ultra-compact form factor.
Asustor launched AS6210T NAS for home use and medium-sized businesses
The Asustor AS6210T NAS is a powerful storage solution created especially for small and medium businesses.
Toshiba Announces 10TB MG06ACA Enterprise Capacity HDD
Toshiba has announced the new 10TB MG06 Series Enterprise Capacity HDD model line-up that offers a 25 percent capacity increase compared to prior generations.
Seagate releases new 12TB BarraCuda Pro desktop HDD
Seagate has announced its new 12TB BarraCuda Pro 3.5-inch hard drive designed for creative professionals and tech enthusiasts.
Microwave Technology Could Produce 40 TB Hard Drives in the Near Future
Western Digital announced a recent breakthrough in microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) technology that allows to build HDDs capable of holding over 40TB of data.
Samsung 850 120GB SSD listed online
The 120GB Samsung 850 SSD model based on MGX controller and MLC V-NAND has been spotted on the company's official Chinese website.
Seagate Launches SkyHawk AI HDD
Seagate is launching a new range of hard drive disks designed for intelligent network video recorders with 'AI capabilities'.
QNAP has launched TS-453BT3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS
QNAP has expanded its popular Thunderbolt NAS lineup with TS-453BT3, a new model designed to meet the storage needs of media creators and creative professionals.
New Enterprise 2.5-Inch 6Gb SATA SSD by Curvature
Curvature offers enterprise-class SATA 6Gb/s SSDs that are fully compatible with all the major manufacturer server vendors.