Home Tags WD

Tag: WD

What WD Red Plus Means For the Industry

12
We discuss what the WD Red Plus means for the industry. We also discuss a few updates and industry impacts since our previous piece

WD Red Plus Launched with CMR

22
Western Digital launched the WD Red Plus line to designate CMR but is keeping WD Red as a DM-SMR brand which is likely to ensnare vulnerable consumers

WD Red DM-SMR Update 3 Vendors Bail and WD Knew of...

20
We discuss other WD Red DM-SMR performance experiences, share that WD-HGST knew using DM-SMR was not good for ZFS, and how this could have passed testing

WD Red SMR vs CMR Tested Avoid Red SMR

39
We tested WD Red SMR v CMR drives to see if there was indeed a significant impact with the change. We found SMR can put data at risk 13-16x longer than CMR

Surreptitiously Swapping SMR into Hard Drive Lines Must Stop

27
We discuss why the practice of surreptitiously swapping SMR into the hard drives must end especially to less fortunate customers

Key Takeaways from the 2019 RISC-V Summit

3
The 2019 RISC-V Summit showed double-digit growth and a number of big vendors are bringing out next-generation solutions

Western Digital Volume Production of 18TB and 20TB Drives in 2020

5
Western Digital is set to ramp volume production of 18TB CMR and 20TB SMR hard drives in the first half of 2020 with samples shipping in 2019

WD Ultrastar DC HC510 10TB SATA Hard Drive Review

1
Our review of the WD Ultrastar HC510 10GB SATA hard drive looks at how the drives perform in an Intel Xeon server platform and a NAS system

Western Digital NAS Powered by SiFive Microsemi and RISC-V

1
At the RISC-V Summit 2018 we saw a Western Digital NAS powered by SiFive, Microsemi, and RISC-V. This is an early development prototype but shows where RISC-V may be headed

Western Digital Ultrastar DC ME200 Uses ScaleMP for Memory Scaling

1
Western Digital Ultrastar DC ME200 uses ScaleMP for memory scaling to add a low-cost alternative to adding system RAM. This is a similar and competitive solution to Intel Memory Drive Technology with Intel Optane P4800X NVMe SSDs
- Advertisement -