Prices of SSD's have dropped quite a bit. I am considering replacing my C: drive with one and would like to hear about people's experience doing this. Are there brands to avoid (or, conversely, to favor)? What was involved migrating the extant C: ...Message posted on the July 15th, 2012 - 8:15 PM ET
DriveSavers Data Recovery Resurrects Wired Writer’s Digital Life
DriveSavers was selected for the SSD data recovery because of its stringent security, advanced technology, unparalleled expertise and well-respected recommendations.Press published on the August 21st, 2012 - 10:14 AM ET
BCWipe Total WipeOut By Jetico Erases Hard Drives With Hotplug And TRIM
Jetico, leading-edge developer of DoD wipe software, has announced a helpful update to BCWipe Total WipeOut. Thanks to the added support for hotplug and TRIM - a new command for SSD, Jetico's solution to completely ...Press published on the September 13th, 2012 - 6:03 AM ET
Orange Silicon Valley and Hyve Solutions Attain 1.8 Million IOPS Benchmark with Components from LSI and Kingston
Extreme compute becomes cost-effective - now widely available for datacenter applications.Press published on the September 26th, 2012 - 6:30 AM ET
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Current SSD setup recommendations for laptop with Debian
I've decided to replace the failing hard disk on my Debian Thinpad with an SSD. As I use the laptop in a harsh mobile environment, I decided to get and SSD. This one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167122 Then, I decided ...Message posted on the July 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 AM ET
SSD filesystem recommendations?
I'll shortly be getting a new office machine with a SSD for usr and home (with a big data RAID). The SSD's onboard ontroller will be Samsung. What recommendations do you have for filesystem: XFS? EXT3? 4? JFS? Why? (I'm not succeeding in ...Message posted on the January 20th, 2010 - 12:21 PM ET
Installing into own partition schema for SSD?
Hi, I am new owner of an Intel SSD. After reading about the need to properly align the partitions, logical volumes and filesystems to the SSD's erase block size I tried to follow these recommendations and install Debian (6.0.1a) into an prepared ...Message posted on the May 17th, 2011 - 5:10 AM ET
Bug#691359: grub-pc: warning message on grub upgrade
Package: grub-pc Version: 1.99-23.1 Severity: minor While upgrading grub, I got the following warning message. In the debconf window, grub recommends that user select all provided opitons (which are the whole disk and the individual partitions) to ...Message posted on the October 24th, 2012 - 2:40 PM ET
Should calculation of vm.overcommit_ratio be changed?
The current calculation of VM overcommit (particularly with default vm.overcommit_ratio=P) seems to be a hold-over from the days when we had more swap than physical memory. For example, 1/2 phy mem + swap made sense when you had a 1GB of memory and ...Message posted on the April 20th, 2010 - 9:50 AM ET