The flash failure mode is odd: when most things break you lose their contents. But when flash fails your data is still there. Did you ever wonder why?
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 has been a computer buff for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 years in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
It's a paradox: we are down to 2 1/2 disk drive companies, but seeing more innovative disk drives then we have in years. Thin drives; hybrid drives; helium filled drives. Why?
The intended merger of Drobo, of almost management-free storage fame, and Connected Data, the brand-new maker of an innovative backup appliance, is good news for weary storage users.
A commenter on an earlier post said they wouldn't use Bitcoin until they could do things like pay a restaurant. Well, now you can - and the restaurant doesn't even know it. Here's how.
I had many questions about Bitcoin (BTC) and how it works. Some of them got answered.
Digital coinage like Bitcoin can't do everything a physical coin can do, but that's not stopping people from giving up real money for them. Or are they trading one fake currency for another?
I had a hulking, 45-pound quad-core Mac Pro for years. But my little, 3-pound i7 MacBook Air has faster Geekbench scores and feels snappier. This is why tablets are winning.
Scale matters. Massive data — especially streaming data — requires its own ecosystem. It's not just small data made bigger.
What do Apple, AT&T, Myspace, Verizon and Yahoo! have in common? Little regard for protecting their customers from governmental abuse of power.
A new scale out storage company has come out of stealth mode this morning. Exablox is announcing advanced, low-cost, scale out storage that is optimized for small and medium businesses.