Category Archive For: Security

Open-E JovianDSS up12

Open-E JovianDSS update 12

Open-E released another major update for its software-defined storage solution: Open-E JovianDSS update12, now available on our website. The main feature of this update is the Off-site Data Protection Service (ODPS). ...

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security

Supermicro security update for IPMI / BMC firmware. Update now and be safe!

A new security feature to encrypt passwords is available from Supermicro for systems running IPMI 1.5 & 2.0 protocols and/or BMC firmware. If you haven’t done so already, please update ...

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maintenance

Update your Linux driver for Areca ARC-1883 SAS RAID Adapter

Recently, when performing planned test scenarios with different hardware parts, our QA team identified an issue with kernel panic during read operations on the Areca ARC-1883 SAS RAID Adapter. We ...

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Heartbleed image

Is your Heartbleeding?

The Heartbleed bug, officially referenced as CVE-2014-0160, is already being coined as one of the biggest security threats since the mass adoption of the Internet – affecting millions of websites ...

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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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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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Hacking attacks

How expensive can be someone’s curiosity or fun?

Recently when headlines all around the world have reported about another spectacular hacking attacks of LulzSec or Anonynmous group, we all started to wonder – is data security and personal ...

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Hardware failure

Hardware failure, RAID rebuilds, and Data/Volume Replication

Hardware failure can be a show stopper for any shop without proper backups and hardware reserves. It can be very costly to send hard drives for data recovery. Even with ...

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system fail situation in network server room

Backup it, lose it, restore it and stay calm – 10 basic rules for the wary

Life is full of imperfections – we all know it. Sometimes bad things happen to people for no particular reason. As they say: “it happens”. All we can do is ...

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delete

It is impossible to delete this file!

This short story is about how important backing up your data is and how sometimes incidents that people have with regards to data loss or having a second copy of ...

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