Robin Harris

Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, a storage research and consulting firm he founded in 2005. Based in Sedona, Arizona, TechnoQWAN focuses on emerging technologies, products, companies and markets. Robin has over 35 years experience in the IT industry and earned degrees from Yale and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

Latest Posts

Why RAID 5 still works, usually

Why RAID 5 still works, usually

In 2007 I predicted that RAID 5 would cease to work to prevent data loss. And yet, as 2017 dawns, many people are using RAID 5 successfully. No, I wasn't wrong. Here's what changed - and how to save your data when a RAID 5 drive dies.

2 days ago by in Storage

macOS Sierra iCloud features aren't ready yet

macOS Sierra iCloud features aren't ready yet

Last week, I warned users to be skeptical of the new macOS Sierra storage features. Prominent blogger Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo gave an object lesson in a post describing the disappearance of all his home Mac Desktop and Documents folders thanks to a bug. Here's what happened.

September 27, 2016 by in Storage

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