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November 30, 2013  9:56 AM

I Finally Got a Terabyte On My Laptop



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
cloud storage, samsung, solid-state, ssd, terabyte hard disk, western digital

A little over two years ago, Samsung and Western Digital each announced 9.5 cm 1 TB hard disk drives, which caused me to say at the time “I want a terabyte on my laptop.” Now’s...

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


February 28, 2013  12:19 AM

Storage Startup Market Heats Up



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
data storage, dell, flash, flash drives, fusion-io, solid-state

The storage industry is exciting. No, really. People are throwing millions of dollars at storage startups, which apparently seem more secure to them than things like Facebook. "In Silicon Valley,


December 20, 2012  7:59 PM

Lanza’s Hard Drive Next Focus in Sandy Hook School Shooting



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
backup, data storage, government, law enforcement, recovery, solid-state, ssd

It shouldn't be any surprise in this incident, about which nothing makes any sense, but it isn't clear what the status is of Adam Lanza's computer hard drive, which was smashed/damaged/destroyed by a hammer/screwdriver/sharp object that left data on it irretrievable/able to be recovered, according...


September 27, 2012  11:11 AM

3 Things the New York Times Data Center Story Left Out



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
amazon, cloud computing, cloud storage, data center, data storage, disaster recovery, facebook, flash drives, google, open compute, solid-state, ssd, vmware

Certainly this won't be the only blog post calling New York Times writer James Glanz to task for his features on


December 23, 2011  12:48 AM

Solid-State Storage Gets Boost From Flooding



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
flash, solid-state

The Thailand flooding that's boosted the price of hard disk drives may have an unintended benefit -- at least if you're a manufacturer or user of solid-state flash...


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