Spring Ahead and Look Towards the Future of Storage
Spring Ahead and Look Towards the Future of Storage

18 March 2020

Spring is the season for new beginnings so let’s look at how new applications with new requirements and breakthrough storage technologies will bring fresh approaches to the ways we use and store our data.

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Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture
Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture

11 April 2019

The first-ever image of a black hole was revealed to the world by an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project in a culmination of years of work, astronomy and computer science feats. How much data must you compute to get an image of something that’s 55 million light-years away, has a mass 6.5 billion times that of our own sun, from a network of 8 telescopes that combine to make a dish the size of the Earth?

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West Joins East: Western Digital buying Hitachi Global Storage
West Joins East: Western Digital buying Hitachi Global Storage

7 March 2011

As seen in the NY Times DealBook Western Digital announced earlier today that it will be purchasing Hitachi Global Storage Technologies in a deal worth $4.3 Billion. The landscape of storage manufacturers just got a bit smaller, but it remains a massive growing technology industry.

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A Large Piece of Storage Technology History
A Large Piece of Storage Technology History

22 February 2011

Do you know what this is being loaded onto a plane?

what is being loaded onto a plane here? Hint: a piece of storage technology history

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All We See Is The Code
All We See Is The Code

27 September 2010

Unless you have experienced a hard drive failure, you may not be aware of the complexity how data is stored. A CBL data recovery expert sees a string of ones and zeroes organized in a perfect pattern otherwise known as your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Paris. It’s all about perspective.

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CBL Pictures: Just an Ordinary PCB
CBL Pictures: Just an Ordinary PCB

19 March 2010

Just an Ordinary PCB?

hard drive pcb with usb

Find out more after the jump.

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Software vs Hardware Recovery
Software vs Hardware Recovery

9 September 2009

Conventional wisdom would dictate that a software-based data recovery would be more economical than a hardware-based recovery. This is not always the case. Both methodologies can involve quite a bit of hands on involvement.

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CBL Pictures: Head Stack Assembly
CBL Pictures: Head Stack Assembly

24 April 2009

Head stack assembly photo

Here’s a picture of a head stack assembly removed from a hard drive. It was taken from a multi-platter drive during a recovery. So how do you remove the head stack from a hard drive? Very carefully.

Can you afford to be without your data?
Can you afford to be without your data?

14 January 2009

Hard drives don’t discriminate. Whether the economy is in a recession or a boom, no one is immune to data loss. It’s never a matter of IF data loss will happen; it’s simply a matter of WHEN.

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