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512e disks attempt to bridge the gap between 512n and 4Kn

By Stephen J. Bigelow 04 Apr 2018

It's important to ensure that your OS and hypervisor support 512e and 4Kn disks, but there are always alternatives to work around any incompatibilities. Read More

Nexsan arrays 'ARM' national lab with redundant disk storage

By Garry Kranz 08 Mar 2018

Nexsan Unity disk arrays are based on a dual-controller NST platform. Argonne National Lab uses the storage for continuous operations in inhospitable environments. Read More

Hard disk vs. flash storage: The fight of the century?

24 Oct 2017

When deciding which storage method you want in your corner, the benefits of flash storage are very appealing. But should you forget about hard disk arrays entirely? Read More

Download Azure VM disks using PowerShell

By Nirmal Sharma 19 Oct 2017

Use a simple series of PowerShell commands to download an Azure VM's Windows OS disk for backup and restore. You only need to change a variable or two to download another disk. Read More

NVMe flash storage doesn't mean tape and disk are dying

By Jon Toigo 10 Jan 2018

The advent of NVMe, software-defined storage and other newer storage technologies doesn't mean we'll be looking at all-silicon-based storage any time soon. Read More

Can you create a dynamically expanding virtual hard disk?

05 Jan 2018

If you build a dynamically expanding VHD it is important to remember to set the size to match the maximum possible storage space it will use. Read More

Periodic Win10 Disk Cleanup Checklist

By Ed Tittel 18 Jul 2017

I suggest numerous tools or utilities for inclusion in a periodic Win10 disk cleanup checklist, to keep trash and obsolete file at bay. Read More

Win10 Virtual Disk Image Galleries

By Ed Tittel 04 Jul 2017

A cool new feature in the latest Insider Preview suggests that Virtual Disk Image Galleries in Win10 will be coming in Creators Update 2. Read More

Spectra Logic BlackPearl NAS disk appliance launches

By Garry Kranz 13 Sep 2017

Spectra Logic has added a midrange BlackPearl NAS disk appliance to augment its tape-based object storage. Spectra Logic launched the object-based BlackPearl line as a linear tape file system ... Read More

Set up a virtual hard disk and perform a Windows 10 dual boot

16 Aug 2017

Dual booting Windows 10 can come in handy in a variety of ways. The process requires that IT knows how to build a virtual hard disk and install Windows 10 on it. Read More