Tag: storage

218 Is there still a reason to choose a 10,000 RPM hard drive over an SSD? 2014-11-01T03:18:40.020

149 How to wipe free disk space in Linux? 2009-08-06T23:48:03.757

139 Why should I use exFAT over NTFS on removable media? 2011-03-14T23:02:43.830

86 Cross-platform file system 2009-09-22T14:05:44.287

84 Disadvantages of partitioning an SSD? 2014-09-08T15:45:31.257

73 What is the origin of K = 1024? 2011-05-23T11:00:36.317

67 Why are USB flash drives so much slower than SSDs? 2011-03-05T15:00:31.530

60 How much slower do SSDs get as they fill up or age? 2018-07-31T01:59:37.900

58 What medium should be used for long term, high volume, data storage (archival)? 2012-01-04T17:36:43.033

58 What's the technical difference between a flash drive and an SSD? 2015-05-24T23:41:00.450

53 How much time until an unused hard drive loses its data? 2011-05-16T21:25:52.893

51 How to store and preserve lots of data? 2012-01-04T03:54:27.783

47 How do I recover lost/inaccessible data from my storage device? 2011-02-04T20:43:18.493

46 Why is my HDD so slow on the "4K" speed tests? 2017-12-11T04:48:23.787

45 What is the difference between a kibibyte, a kilobit, and a kilobyte? 2011-05-23T15:16:35.490

43 How can Windows 10 function on as little as 32 GB of disk space? 2015-12-09T20:36:35.757

39 Which of the Windows updates are really necessary? 2011-10-24T11:00:21.360

31 Can I set up a RAID 5 with a bunch of drives of different sizes? 2012-01-19T12:54:49.307

31 What is the function of the four pins on my SSD? 2013-08-22T04:51:18.963

28 Intel Matrix Storage Manager vs Linux Software RAID 2012-08-14T12:42:42.213

26 Will reading data cause SSD's to wear out? 2012-06-22T13:12:10.983

25 How is a NAS different from a SAN? 2017-10-11T10:56:47.650

24 Any recommendations on a NAS for a home-super-user? 2009-07-20T11:12:31.780

24 Confusion with storage capacity (powers of 10 and 2) 2016-05-25T09:48:36.700

23 Hard drive clicking for 16 times during startup 2015-11-24T05:11:27.057

20 Size of files in Windows OS. (It's KB or kB?) 2015-07-09T05:06:52.457

18 What happened to WinFS? 2009-07-23T11:40:31.777

18 Immediately spin down a HDD on Windows 2010-11-23T13:31:54.460

17 should I put my multi-device btrfs filesystem on disk partitions or raw devices? 2012-06-03T19:50:47.757

17 Can you just "pull the plug" on MTP devices? 2016-10-05T04:42:35.330

17 Website Wants to Store Files on this Device? (Chrome) 2017-03-21T13:11:09.520

17 Space issues on 32 GB Windows 10 mini PC 2018-12-05T13:30:39.597

16 How long can you read files from a flash drive if kept in a cool, dark room? 2011-06-16T05:12:01.960

16 Is the lock mechanism on an SD card hardware, firmware, or software (driver,OS) enforced? 2011-11-06T15:18:32.433

15 Are M-disks truly more reliable than other forms of storage? 2016-07-29T04:20:46.420

14 What is the advantage of iSCSI over SMB? 2010-06-03T11:25:36.583

14 Alternatives to Windows Home Server Drive Extender? 2010-11-24T09:09:20.437

14 Is there any P2P private file storage? 2011-06-13T14:19:43.910

13 How do defragmenting programs work? 2010-06-22T11:47:30.853

13 Rebalance hard drives in a Storage Space Pool? 2014-08-28T23:56:08.337

13 Why does sector-number addressing in CHS start at sector 1 and not 0? 2015-09-18T18:50:33.673

12 How can I replace a broken M.2 SSD mounting standoff for my motherboard? 2015-04-23T00:06:56.493

11 Home media storage solution 2010-03-11T20:44:14.593

11 Solid State Drive Occasionally Freezes For A Minute While OS Is "Beach Balling" 2012-10-03T21:10:15.473

11 Expand a Linux MD RAID 10 array to use larger disks 2016-06-14T11:05:05.047

10 USB vs. FireWire for external hard drives 2009-07-19T01:16:27.957

10 Backing up huge amounts of critical data on a local network 2009-08-24T08:15:40.160

10 Ideas for a nearly 100% reliable portable data storage 2010-02-18T01:25:47.080

10 Alternative to Amazon's S3 service? 2010-03-11T18:31:16.557

10 Western Digital Green drive from 512 byte sectors (jumpered) to 4k byte sectors (removal of jumper) 2011-06-02T09:02:18.703

10 Long-term storage reliability of various media 2012-07-28T03:39:30.643

10 How to store CD discs to preserve the data longer? 2013-02-27T17:25:32.220

8 Video encoding for archival 2009-08-13T18:57:07.590

8 Hook into linux mount/umount event 2010-03-27T21:25:30.543

8 Is there a way I can create ECC data for hard disk files? 2010-06-27T21:18:46.847

8 What happens with Windows 8 Storage Spaces if I reinstall Windows? 2012-06-23T17:08:40.443

8 Calculating hard disk block model reading time 2013-05-15T17:38:16.320

8 Where is the data inside a disk image stored when it is mounted in a virtual CD-ROM? 2015-07-19T14:18:50.967

8 Large aria-debug-# log files keep popping up in the temp folder 2017-10-26T13:21:08.637

8 Can an SD-XC card have ≤32 GB and still be standards compliant? 2018-02-19T08:26:02.253

8 Lifespan of an SSD (NAND Flash) for minimal write use archive purposes: Write once, toss in (proverbial or literal) storage closet 2018-06-27T01:06:12.757

7 Creating one big continuous space from 4 disks 2009-09-30T23:27:47.570

7 Storing computers outside? 2009-12-15T22:48:12.717

7 How to rescan and remount drives on Ubuntu Hardy or Jaunty? 2009-12-27T12:20:24.653

7 What are typical drive lifetimes? 2010-04-12T20:27:40.607

7 How does RAID5 work? 2010-11-15T07:31:33.913

7 Do fanless NAS devices exist? If not, can I build one myself? 2011-10-03T18:02:51.680

7 LVM: Removing a 'Zombie' (Unavailable) VG 2011-11-04T01:19:39.927

7 Are there any USB flash drives or SD cards which use RAID or redundant storage for additional reliability? 2012-04-04T22:32:45.563

7 USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, how can you tell the difference? 2013-01-03T22:22:39.797

7 Weird Windows 8 freezes on Intel SSD 2013-02-07T12:14:06.817

7 Same hard drives, different capacities 2015-08-19T13:26:01.270

7 In Windows 10 Pro Storage Space, why can't I use ReFS with Parity? 2015-09-03T13:02:52.783

7 System storage taking up WAY too much space on Macbook 2016-12-09T19:28:52.380

6 What lasts longer: Data stored on non-volatile flash RAM, optical media, or magnetic disk? 2009-07-16T01:14:48.803

6 How to automatically eject external drive after Time Machine runs 2010-07-15T16:21:40.520

6 USB WiFi dongle device that can emulate a virtual mass storage device for a home video player 2010-08-28T19:54:59.763

6 RAID for home use 2011-05-18T15:11:40.627

6 How to store small amounts of data in the most durable way? 2011-07-04T10:24:26.840

6 Nexus 4 doesn't show up in my computer as storage device 2013-02-28T15:47:31.757

6 Virtualbox: is my partition dynamic or not? 2013-06-05T13:52:05.507

6 Why SAS SSDs are better than SATA SSDs? Or...not really? 2013-09-12T07:18:00.707

6 Storage disk format to use to be utilised by all OS 2013-10-26T09:30:23.670

6 How can a hard drive be "optimized for surveillance storage"? 2014-11-01T00:51:10.720

6 How is it possible that In a 4GB memory card a folder of 24.5GB is created? 2015-09-30T06:49:48.837

6 Will FreeNAS/ZFS let me manage my storage this way 2015-12-05T19:36:02.730

6 Is there a way to use an Android mobile phone for "isolated storage" 2019-10-03T22:44:58.677

5 Recommendations for USB flash drive fast at writing small files 2009-09-12T21:43:51.420

5 Wireless NAS options? 2009-10-07T18:35:18.050

5 Covenience/Cost/Life expectancy of storage media 2010-01-26T23:05:24.463

5 Looking for an external RAID storage solution 2010-02-18T17:32:37.987

5 Critique My Backup and Storage Plan 2010-03-18T17:50:57.117

5 Is it Bad to fill up my whole C drive (Windows installed drive) 2010-08-31T09:22:37.700

5 How information is stored? 2010-10-20T14:02:57.563

5 How do I make my own online storage server? 2011-04-24T18:45:02.477

5 Did disk drives get much faster over the last 10 years? 2011-06-16T00:40:37.083

5 My 4 GB microSD card only allows me to use 1 GB 2011-11-20T02:37:58.247

5 Would I run into problems if a download is faster than the write speed of the device it is writing to? 2012-07-25T13:41:38.957

5 bash - test if disk is unpartitioned 2012-09-07T16:43:41.790