Thursday, August 8, 2019 by Tilly Holland
Ontrack and Spiceworks partnered to dive into the technical aspects of recovering data from SSDs. Read the questions asked.
Monday, June 3, 2019 by Michael Nuncic
Fake SSD drives are being sold again online. In this blog, we explain how to spot a fake drive and how you can avoid falling victim to the scams.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Michael Nuncic
In this latest blog in partnership with Kingston Technologies, we explore the effects of Garbage Collection and TRIM on SSD Performance.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 by Michael Nuncic
In the third part of this blog series in partnership with Kingston, we look at what Over-Provisioning is and how it benefits the SSD.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by Shira Caldie
Friday, September 15, 2017 by Michael Nuncic
While traditional hard drives appear to be sticking around for a while, chip-based solid state drives (SSDs) continue to advance and improve in sales and are becoming a large part of the future. The reason for SSD success is rather obvious – speed.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Antoine Valette
Wear leveling is a technique that some SSD controllers use to increase the lifetime of the memory. The principle is simple: evenly distribute writing on all blocks of a SSD so they wear evenly. All cells receive the same number of writes, to avoid writing too often on the same blocks.
Monday, January 14, 2013 by David Logue
This post is a continuation of the series on Solid State Drives (SSDs) and their role in enterprise storage. In the first post, I discussed the differences between traditional HDDs and SSDs. In the second post, I looked at the challenges associated with data destruction and asset disposal.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by David Logue
Why care about data destruction and asset disposal? According to the US Department of Commerce, data security breaches cost US companies more than $250 billion per year! A few examples will help illustrate the importance of proper data erasure and asset disposal practices.
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