All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘storage’


Why I am sticking with Drobo


After giving much thought to the question, I have finally decided to stick with Drobo, and I have bought a new unit, the 5D. Wouldn’t I have preferred to create my own ZFS system? Yes indeed, but I have not done so, for the following reasons: In order to properly run ZFS you need a fully fledged computer, with a …

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Bit Rot on OS X – Myth or Reality?


Bit rot, in case you do not know, is a scary word which makes you lose all confidence in your storage. To make it simple, it means that there is a slight chance that your data might change over time, getting corrupted. This leads to all sort of issues, especially with data which is not accessed often and not easily …

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Where to store your data? Evernote


My answer to this question is another question: “What kind of data?”. I have stopped looking for the perfect place where to store everything, and I use multiple applications and services to store my personal and professional data. From each application and service I require different things: security, accessibility, reliability, storage space, searchability, etc. I have different categories of data …

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