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"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs of theFuture?" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs of the Future?" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hamr-hard-drives/ "During Q4, Backblaze...
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Do those disk wipe utilities make a difference in an SSD? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
I've been wondering does it even make sense to have a disk or file wipe utility in an SSD? Written data doesn't even get written to the same blocks that the...
November 23rd 17 07:27 PM
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SSD health check utilities? by Percival P. Cassidy
I installed a 128GB mSATA SSD in a ThinkPad T430 to use for HD caching and for hibernation. HDSentinel shows its health as 82%. SSDLife, on the other hand,...
November 14th 17 06:46 AM
by Ed Light Go to last post
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we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
As a matter of note, we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today. It has over 70,000 operating hours on it. Pretty good for a hot little drive...
November 9th 17 01:43 AM
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“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve” by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve” https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/big-hard-disks-may-be-breaking-the-bathtub-curve/ “1,240...
October 30th 17 11:13 AM
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Backblaze, "Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Backblaze, "Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q3-2017/ "In Q3 2017, Backblaze introduced both 10 TB...
October 27th 17 02:13 AM
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"WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives" ...
October 13th 17 10:14 PM
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WD 12 TB hard drive for $604 by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
You can now buy a 12 Tb drive for $604: https://www.amazon.com/Gold-12TB-Enterprise-Class-Drive/dp/B075L6FJH8/ Amazing ! Lynn
October 13th 17 10:10 PM
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"Yes, Backblaze Just Ordered 100 Petabytes of Hard Drives" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Yes, Backblaze Just Ordered 100 Petabytes of Hard Drives" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/400-petabytes-cloud-storage/ Now I know why the 8 TB and 10 TB...
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October 13th 17 11:04 AM
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No RPM given? by Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Looking at this model of Seagate 4TB drive, the ST4000DM005, and I can't find the RPM for it anywhere. Is this a new thing with drive manufacturers, not...
September 27th 17 08:29 PM
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"Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-stats-q2-2017/ "Since our last report for Q1 2017, we have added 635...
September 8th 17 07:09 PM
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Some observations from Backblaze Q1 stats. by Percival P. Cassidy
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q1-2017/ 1. Seagate ST6000DX000 6TB "desktop" drives -- seem to be significantly more reliable than...
August 28th 17 08:19 PM
by VanguardLH[_2_] Go to last post
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how to get my 8 TB bare drive out of the WD 8 TB USB external drive by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
I just figured out how to get my 8 TB bare drive out of the WD 8 TB USB external drive to work in a pc as a backup drive. The drive was formatted exFAT which...
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August 25th 17 09:31 PM
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"200 Petabytes of Customer Data and Counting" by Lynn McGuire[_2_]
"200 Petabytes of Customer Data and Counting" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/200-petabytes-of-customer-data-and-counting/ Amazing! Lynn
August 24th 17 09:49 PM
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WD1600YS is not 160GB by [email protected]
I have a WD1600YS disk, and try to clone it to another WD 160 GB disk, but Clonezilla tells me that it is 165 GB! So look at the label, it says 160 GB, but...
August 19th 17 01:40 AM
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new WD Blue SSD 500 GB drive for $150 by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Has anyone tried the new WD Blue SSD 500 GB drive for $150 ? I have a WD 1 TB Caviar Black at home but I am ready for SSD speed. ...
August 13th 17 01:53 PM
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Where 2 get small capacity, quality USB flash drives online ? by bilsch
Where can I get small capacity, quality USB flash drives online? I want ten or twenty of about 4GB capacity. I want quality ones that can be over-written...
July 21st 17 08:05 AM
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NAS supplier who releases regular firmware updates by Udo Freitaeger
I am searching for a NAS supplier resp. NAS model that releases firmware updates with security and bug fixes on a regular basis and as fast as possible and...
July 20th 17 10:08 PM
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Somebody is selling white label WD 8 TB bare drives on Big River for$195 by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Somebody is selling white label WD 8 TB bare drives on Big River for $195: ...
July 17th 17 10:31 PM
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"Hard Drive Cost Per Gigabyte" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Hard Drive Cost Per Gigabyte" https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-cost-per-gigabyte/ "For hard drive prices, the race to zero is over: nobody won....
July 13th 17 12:14 PM
by Mark F[_2_] Go to last post
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