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Hard Drives VS Solid-State Drives

By Noah Labrecque.

Hard drives function using a ‘head’ that writes data by changing the magnetic field of a certain part of a disc inside the drive. 202 more words


Our Growing FlashSystem family

IBM storage is proud to introduce our new twins, FlashSystem A9000 and FlashSystem A9000R, affectionately known as pod and rack respectively. The twins come from the loving family created by the marriage of FlashSystem (hometown Houston, Texas, USA) and XIV (hometown Tel Aviv, Israel). 669 more words


How To Upgrade Your SSD Storage For MacBook And MacBook Air

Introducing the new JetDrive SSD upgrade kits for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display. Complete with tools, instructions, and a slick aluminum USB 3.0 enclosure to reuse your original SSD, Transcend’s JetDrive SSD upgrade kits allow you to both increase your storage space and boost the performance of your Mac®. 30 more words

Education Technology

Tutorial 5: Setting up LVM Cache on CentOS 7

You may have heard or read about bcache, and LVM cache is not that much different from bcache as they both help enhance read/write performance. I’ll not elaborate on bcache here. 813 more words


Tutorial 4: SSD TRIM on CentOS 7

If you have SSD in your Linux server, and you have no idea what SSD TRIM is, then chances are that you are probably using your SSD the wrong way all along. 705 more words