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Computer Hardware - Solid State Drives

You have a hard drive in your computer right now. Mostly you don’t think about it. It sits in your laptop or desktop and it does its job without complaint. 834 more words

Computers

Affordable Storage doesn’t have to mean Commodity Storage

The cloud is disrupting the storage market and not just by offering ‘cold storage’ for tier-3 data. Cloud-scale, ‘commodity’ infrastructures have made companies reconsider how much they need to pay for their tier-1 storage as well. 494 more words

Briefing Note

Blast from the Past: A Timeline of Historic Hard Drive Facts

1956 – IBM announced the IBM 350 Drive (5MB) on 50 x 24” disc platters  1,200 RPMs with an average seek time of 600ms (milliseconds), weighed over a ton and cost $3,200 per month (lease) 177 more words

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The Slimmest Hard Disk Drive Ever by Sony

Sony introduces HD-S1A, the slimmest 1TB Portable Hard Disk Drive, in the world.

It weighs just 155g and is 8.7mm thin, making for the perfect companion for people who are constantly on the move. 262 more words

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