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Grueling endurance test blows away SSD durability fears

Worried your SSD won't last long? Don't be.

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Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

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Everything you need to know to supercharge your PC's storage

Configuring multiple drives in RAID can protect against disaster and provide face-meltingly fast transfer speeds.

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What's eating up your hard drive? These 5 utilities tell all

No matter how slimmed down you believe your Mac's hard drive to be there are likely large files consuming space you could use for better things. These tools ferret out those files.

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Intel doubles capacity of its data center SSD

Intel's SSD DC S3500 Series is jumping from 800GB to 1.6TB and the company also announced a M.2 SSD card for data center servers.

Book Report: Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

Worthwhile read for those who want to understand the where the Internet resides and what it looks like

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Review: A NAS to survive the apocalypse

The IoSafe 214 wraps a speedy, feature-rich Synology storage server in a fireproof, waterproof, and shock-resistant shell

Microsoft fires new shot in storage wars, gives Office 365 users unlimited OneDrive

Microsoft today abolished space restrictions on its cloud-based OneDrive storage service for subscribers to Office 365, saying per-user allotments are now unlimited.

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How to use iCloud Drive

With Yosemite and iOS 8 Apple has loosened the shackles on iCloud storage. Here's how to put it to use on your Yosemite-running Mac, iOS 8 device, and the web.

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Samsung delivers fix for SSD slowdowns

Samsung has issued a software fix to address slowdown problems with its triple-level cell 840 EVO SSDs -- the company's most affordable consumer drive.

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How satellite loops could store data – or not

If you placed a satellite a light-year from earth, could you use the data stream to store data? A brace of Reddit users have discussed the matter and come up with an answer.

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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.

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Samsung begins mass production of 3-bit 3D NAND chips

Samsung today announced the first 3-bit per cell 3D NAND chip, which it said will more than double its wafer capacity and lower costs.

Symantec reportedly in talks to split into storage and security units

The reported plans are in line with similar strategies announced by Hewlett-Packard and eBay

The Mike Brown Era – and the Associated Pressure – Begins at Symantec

Wall Street and enterprise customers demand bold actions as soon as possible.

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Apple will consume 25% of all DRAM in the world next year

As it introduces new products over the next year, Apple’s consumption of mobile DRAM will jump from 16.5% of the industry’s production volume this year to 25% in 2015.

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Consumer drives shown to be more reliable than enterprise drives

Cloud service provider Backblaze has updated its study of hard drive failure rates from 27,000 drives to more than 38,000. The results show higher capacity drives often fail more often, and that Seagate drives fail the most.

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QNAP Virtualization Station: Thoroughly and completely epically awesome

Want to run VMs securely and cheaply? QNAP's Virtualization Station add-on app does it all elegantly, efficiently, and for free

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