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September 21, 2014  10:32 PM

Will Cloud Storage be the Pork Bellies of the Future?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Storage

It’s said that one of the major advantages of cloud storage is that you can add storage on the fly as you need it. But what if it went further? What if cloud storage was even more disintermediated than it is today? An electric utility, for example, typically offers power generated several...

September 16, 2014  1:22 PM

‘Size Matters,’ Storage Vendors Say

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Hitachi, SanDisk, Storage, western digital

Okay, it's official: Storage vendors are all a big bunch of size queens.

Just a couple of weeks after Seagate announced an 8TB drive, Western Digital has...


August 29, 2014  2:49 PM

BackBlaze Tests 6TB Drives in Storage Pods

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Backup, Seagate, Storage, western digital

As you may recall, there are a number of vendors using a monstrous lot of hardware by buying a lot of commodity hardware, stripping off everything extraneous, and then stuffing boxes full of them. In addition, many of these vendors are also being nice and sharing information with us about their...


July 27, 2014  11:55 PM

Why the ‘Hard Drive-Sniffing Dog’ Should Scare the Crap Out of You

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
privacy, Security, Storage

More than one person thought it was from the Onion: Police have trained dogs to smell out child pornography. But the truth is no laughing matter. First of all, the dogs can't smell pornography,...


June 18, 2014  8:27 PM

Hard Drive Crash Takes Out IRS Email — Or Does It?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Email, Storage

We've talked before about "Taking Out the Trash Day." Well, the White House had a dilly of a trash day last Friday when it...


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