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July, 2013


July 31, 2013  10:47 PM

Storage Upgrade Takes State of Oregon Offline for a Day

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
data center, digital government, disaster recovery, hitachi

A large number of Oregonians looking for state services -- including 63,000 unemployed people expecting checks for a total of $18 million in benefits -- were left high and dry for a day recently due to problems with a Hitachi storage upgrade. Hitachi contractors were doing what was supposed to...

July 30, 2013  11:38 AM

What Freezing Light Means for Data Storage

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
data storage, research

We're always into the geekly here at Yottabytes, like data under glass and so on. Naturally, we were fascinated to read about "freezing" light and its implications for data storage. If you missed it, a 

July 24, 2013  10:16 PM

So-Called “HP Storage Backdoor” Isn’t Really. Here’s the Real Problem

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

If you -- or, more likely, your boss -- are having conniptions about the alleged Seekrit Backdoors in HP storage hardware, you can relax. Sort of. On the other hand, you may have a bigger problem. To recap -- a blogger discovered an...

July 3, 2013  2:45 PM

There’s Big Doings in the Solid State Flash Storage Market

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
flash, flash drives, fusion-io, hitachi, seagate, solid-state, ssd, western digital

Remember the great Storage Industry Implosion of 2011, as a number of vendors all started swallowing each other up? Now it’s happening in the area of


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