Disk drives and flash use nanotechnology to build higher density storage. But why not simply encode data directly into molecules? We could cram a billion gigabytes in a single rack. Here's how.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Shingled Magnetic Recording enables higher disk capacity and will be standard on future HGST enterprise drives including 10TB drives early next year. What is SMR and will it work?
Apple has been bolstering iPhone profits with overpriced flash storage for years. So why change that with the iPhone 6? Apple's thinking has changed.
In a recent survey 20 percent of companies had to use social media data in litigation or an investigation — a number bound to rise. The time to get ready is NOW! Here's quick intro to get you started.
Infinidat is focused squarely on the high-end enterprise storage market. Against the likes of EMC, NetApp and IBM how can they possibly succeed? Building a better product is a great start.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
Seagate has announced a new 8TB disk it's shipping to selected customers today with general availability next quarter. Should you care?
A reader wrote in to ask about a 10Gb Ethernet network for home use. Sorry. Thunderbolt is the home network price and performance leader - not Ethernet. What happened?
You're having a coffee and surfing when an apologetic stranger asks if she can charge her Android phone on your USB port. But she's installing malware on your PC. Here's how to stop it.
They could be hack proof - or much less hackable - if security were built into them instead of bolted on. Here's an example of what that means.