Disk drives

Email Alerts

Register now to receive SearchStorage.com-related news, tips and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • SATA II: What you should know

    Learn more about SATA II, its features and how to leverage its capabilities for your storage environment. 

  • Tiered storage with SATA

    Simply deploying low-cost storage doesn't always equal savings. Learn to calculate total cost of ownership (TCO) when planning tiered-storage system using lower-cost disk and save money. 

  • SATA II arrives -- sort of

    Learn the origin of SATA II, and why some products that claim to support SATA II don't 

  • The myths and realities of SATA

    There's a lot of rumors out there about SATA. This tip will clarify what is true and what is mere folklore, and details the proper usage of SATA drives. 

  • How to troubleshoot SATA drive connection problems

    Use this checklist to help troubleshoot your SATA drive connection problems, and find out what to do with the jumpers and how to check the SATA BIOS drive. 

  • Disk: Do you speak geek?

    Think you know disk? Take our quick quiz and see how you measure up on our disk geek-o-meter. 

  • How to get SCSI reliability on a SATA budget

    If you want to deploy a SATA RAID but are still concerned about the reliability of conventional SATA disks, new high-reliablity disks provide an alternative. 

  • Plan before you implement SATA

    SATA disk offers cheap storage for second tier storage, but it's important to develop a management plan before implementing. 

  • Should you choose an integrated storage blade?

    Using blade servers? A new generation of tightly-integrated storage blades may make sense in I/O intensive environments and encourage diskless booting. 

  • How to prevent common problems in SATA drives

    Problems in SATA drives generally stem from one of two causes. This tip will tell you how to prevent both.