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New Data Recovery/Erase Special Interest Group

Last week at the Flash Memory Summit, the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and its Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) announced the creation of a new Special Interest Group to deal with data recovery and secure erasure problems. Solid state storage presents a huge problem when we need to to recover data from it. Data … Continue reading

Keep Your Hard Drive Cool

The most common reason why hard drives fail is overheating. Overheating leads to hard drive failure and loss of data and is the reason why you need to keep your hard drive cool. Keeping the optimum temperature of under 75 F, and ensuring that the internal fan and temperature sensor are working, you can avert … Continue reading