Author Archive For: Patryk Kosin

SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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Cloud storage

There is something about the Cloud

Cloud is “hot”, everyone is talking about it, everyone uses it, everyone keeps data in the “Cloud”. However, do we know what it really means? Let’s look at a cloud ...

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Data recycling

How to recycle data

What to do with old hard disks? What to do if your company is going to upgrade its equipment? How to get rid of any useless hardware? However we approach ...

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Modern technology

It is alive!

Modern technology – we all know its rules, laws (like Moore’s law), limitations, possibilities and direction of development (well, for the most part). Technology is still evolving… But what if ...

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RAID 5, RAID 6

RAID 5? RAID 6? Or other altErnativEE?

Here we are with the next part of our RAID series. This time the article will concern RAID 5, RAID 6 and two alternatives – RAID 5E and 5EE. Take ...

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RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – what it is, how it works? The history lesson

After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a small description of the mentioned ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows – in the easiest possible way – what RAID is, the idea of it and how it ...

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RAID 0

What is RAID 0

We published an article about RAID 5: “How does RAID 5 work? The Shortest and Easiest explanation ever” – now is the time for the whole series.  We will try ...

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Datacenter

When data had gone walkabout and the air was blue with oaths

Here are three invented stories, three good endings and three bad ones. It does not matter who you are and what you do – it can happen to you. Let’s ...

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IBM 3340 “Winchester” disk drive

Journey to the past – the data storage milestones

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – always. The same applies to technological progress – It begins with the simplest solutions, if you look at ...

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