Power will set the tone
A Pure Storage exec is predicting that no more hard disk drives will be sold after 2028 because of electricity costs and availability and NAND $/TB declines.
Some are more reliable than others
While most of the world only uses HDs for long term data storage tasks, some of them might not be fit for the purpose.
Study concludes that it is not just how you use it
A new report claims that when it comes to drive stability and avoiding failure -- the bigger the better.
20TB HDDs using less power
Western Digital has released its first dual actuator hard disk drive (HDD).
Higher capacity increased performance
Seagate has quietly expanded its family of dual-actuator Exos Mach.2 hard drives.
There is just so much wrong with this deal
A 30TB external SSD being sold for just $31.40 on China-based online shopping site AliExpress and listed on Walmart's website for just $39 has so many things wrong with it, it is amazing that two big retailers fell for it.
Too slow for Windows 11
A recent executive brief from data storage industry analyst firm Trendfocus reports that OEMs have disclosed that Microsoft is pushing them to drop HDDs as the primary storage device in pre-built Windows 11 PCs.
Platter maker thinks it can hit its target
The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.
By nearly 50 percent
With Solid-state drives both getting cheaper and higher in capacity, it does not come as a surprise that HDD shipments are expected to drop by nearly 50 percent in 2019.
With new MACH.2 and HAMR technologies
Seagate has officially announced its newest Exos 14 HDD at the OCP summit, a helium filled 14TB HDD aimed at the enterprise market, which uses new MACH.2 Multi Actuator and HAMR technologies, allowing it to hit a record 480MB/s sustained throughput.