Author Archive For: Patryk Kosin

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – What It Is, How It Works? The History Lesson

Updated on 20/09/2021 After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a short description ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

Updated 23/09/2021 This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows what RAID is, its idea, and how it works in the easiest possible way.  We ...

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SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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Cloud storage

There is something about the Cloud

Cloud is “hot”, everyone is talking about it, everyone uses it, everyone keeps data in the “Cloud”. However, do we know what it really means? Let’s look at a cloud ...

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Data recycling

How to recycle data

What to do with old hard disks? What to do if your company is going to upgrade its equipment? How to get rid of any useless hardware? However we approach ...

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Modern technology

It is alive!

Modern technology – we all know its rules, laws (like Moore’s law), limitations, possibilities and direction of development (well, for the most part). Technology is still evolving… But what if ...

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RAID 5, RAID 6

RAID 5? RAID 6? Or Another AltErnativEE?

Updated 19/11/2021 Here we are again with the next part of our RAID series. This time we’ll be taking a look at RAID 5, RAID 6, and two alternatives – ...

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RAID 0

What is RAID 0

We published an article about RAID 5: “How does RAID 5 work? The Shortest and Easiest explanation ever” – now is the time for the whole series.  We will try ...

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Datacenter

When data had gone walkabout and the air was blue with oaths

Here are three invented stories, three good endings and three bad ones. It does not matter who you are and what you do – it can happen to you. Let’s ...

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IBM 3340 “Winchester” disk drive

Journey to the past – the data storage milestones

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – always. The same applies to technological progress – It begins with the simplest solutions, if you look at ...

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