Loving the RAID talk here

Good news if you are a fan of Linux kernel RAID, but everyone else is SCREWED :). Interestingly the author didn’t discuss the software solution I use (Windows Storage Spaces). Before going all in on WSS, I did test that I could migrate the array between boxes, but since raw performance wasn’t a massive concern I didn’t test that directly. […]

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HighPoint Launches RocketCache 3240X8 (RC3240X8)


I generally use a dedicated SSD + standard 3.5″ hard drive in any build that requires significant local storage, but not everyone wants to managing separate logical drives or pay out for a 60GB+ OS drive so many vendors are producing hybrid solutions to leverage the relative strengths of both storage options. HighPoint enters this market today with the RocketCache […]

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Western Digital Releases My Book Live Duo

My Book Live Duo

Western Digital had best be careful lest their My Book external drives become full on NAS systems. The new My Book Live Duo is Western Digital’s latest network-capable My Book external hard drive, but this time WD is packing in some advanced features. There is some backup software and a DLNA server, though those are pretty much standard bullet points on […]

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