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  • gigabyte (GB)

    A gigabyte (GB) is a measure of computer data storage capacity and is "roughly" a billion bytes. 

  • hybrid hard drive (HHD)

    A hybrid hard drive (HHD) is a mass storage device that contains both a conventional hard drive and a flash memory module... (Continued) 

  • hard-drive encryption

    Hard-drive encryption is a technology that encrypts the data stored on a hard drive using sophisticated mathematical functions... (Continued) 

  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and disk backups

    This is the third of a four-part series on IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager disk backup software. This tip discusses integration of disk as a backup media in a TSM environment. 

  • 1 TB drives hit PCs, NAS

    Dell and Alienware have added Hitachi's 1 TB drive to their gaming desktop computers; MicroNet announced that its NAS appliance will ship with 1 TB drives in the second quarter. 

  • Will SAS and SATA replace SCSI technology?

    Learn where to use SCSI, SAS and SATA drives. 

  • SATA controllers

    Storage expert Greg Schulz answers a reader's question: "Is a dual-channel SATA controller the same as a two-port SATA controller?" 

  • IBM inches past HP in external disk market share

    Gartner reports that IBM has crept past HP in worldwide external disk storage market share. 

  • Balancing act -- Match your data to the correct disk

    Learn how to match your data to the correct disk or storage system to meet different service requirements. 

  • Hybrid drives hit NAS boxes

    DNF will be making hybrid drives available in all of its storage products, but it doesn't recommend them for IP SANs.