Archive media are more important than ever for both legal and personal reasons. There's a fight between an enterprise stalwart upgraded with nanoparticles and a consumer-based 300GB optical with superhero endurance.
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.
I don't know about you, but wireless connections aren't reliable for me. Which is why my office and living room are a rat's nest of cables. But something called HDBaseT could fix that. Here's how.
In the current Supreme Court case of Alice Corporation v CLS Bank International a friend of the court brief by Microsoft, HP and Adobe attempts to define patentable software. Here's why they fail.
Seagate and HGST have announced 600GB 15k SAS drives. Weren't SSDs supposed to kill fast hard drives? Here's why they haven't.
While my main focus is storage, I travel too. And given that it's a pain, your gizmos shouldn't be. Here are my easy, functional favorites.
Seagate's unannounced but rumored 5TB drive has finally appeared - in a LaCie announcement. Here's what you need to know and what it means.
Flash storage takes power to write - a 20 volt jolt to each cell - but needs almost none to maintain. The real power hog is the inefficient storage software stack that eats 200 times the power required for the hardware.
Yes, the cloud works pretty well. So does your PC. But the two are not always happy together. Here's why.
ARM plans to accelerate their energy-use advantage over Intel by licensing two innovative non-volatile RAM (NVRAM) technologies last month. ARM puts sizable financial and technical muscle behind the search for a flash replacement.
Consumer NAND flash technology has serious problems in enterprise applications, leading the industry to look for better non-volatile semiconductor storage. Researchers at IBM have been characterizing just such a new drive from Micron.