Tag Archive For: storage

RAID

RAID 5: How does it work?

A few years ago we published an article ‘How does RAID 5 work? The shortest and easiest explanation ever’. We have to admit that this article enjoyed great popularity among ...

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Open-E slogans

In a nutshell: Data (File) Replication, Snapshots and Backup

The capacity of storage systems grows all the time, providing more space and longer retention time for all sorts of data, produced and processed by business. Accumulating data brings questions ...

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Short Story about IO-Errors

Hardware failure is not an exception, it is a normal process. I guess most of you would agree with this statement. The real case we have experienced a few weeks ...

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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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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 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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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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Alternative possibilities

Alternative possibilities – the small list of big ideas

Mass data storage – you think it is boring. Am I right? If you believe so, let me change your point of view. We would like to present a list ...

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