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Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media used to retain digital...

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Microsoft infrastructure architect for private cloud and SDDC with 23 yrs of MS platform hands on experience.  Still keeping my hands dirty.

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Lenovo M630e Desktop with Windows 10 and Office 365

bytjie
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Hi, M630e Desktop.jpg
 
This is in Windows 10 and Office 365 environment.
I have a Lenovo M630e Desktop …
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Disk drive reliability overview

byDavid
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Don't buy such-and-such disk drives, they are not reliable!    Boy, how many times have we read a …
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Long overdue in writing this simple article to share with my…

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Long overdue in writing this simple article to share with my friends and family who have iPhones.
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Benefits of thin provisioned storage array in vmware 5

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Hi experts, I have done some readings on best practices for VMware storage and what I have gathered …
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Evaluating using SSD drives instead of SAS for new Dell Windows Server 2019 SQL Server

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Greetings,

I am about to purchase a Windows Server 2019 system from Dell for a law firm client.  The …
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Move RAID from ML350 G5 to another ML350 G5

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The ML350 G5 (call it OLD) doesn't turn ON anymore. It has 8 HDDs in RAID 5 + 1 Spare. I have …
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Testing Flash Drives - How Long Will They Last? How Close to Failure Are They? and More Questions

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I'm always a little scared using a flash drive versus a disk.
Should I be?
A flash drive is not a disk …
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ESXi ARM Edition

HOW TO: BOOT VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0 ARM) from an iSCSI LUN for the Raspberry Pi 4

HOW TO: BOOT VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0 ARM) from an iSCSI LUN for the Raspberry Pi 4, Step by Step Tutorial with screenshots. Setting up the Synology SAN to allow the Raspberry Pi 4 to BOOT ESXi 7.0 ARM edition.
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Upgrade of ESXi 6.5 - no longer can see internal server RAID drives

byStan J
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We have an incident where after upgrading our Supermciro to the latest 6.5 ESXi release where ESXi …
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How we can make use of browser storage features in SPFx …

How we can make use of browser storage features in SPFx using PnPClientStorage.

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Adding External Storage to ESXI host

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I am trying to add datastore in an ESXI host. the datastore is located in a NAS . I am trying to add …
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Cisco UCS Blades vs Dell or HP Blades

byjskfan
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If I understand Cisco UCS blades are enclosed in a Chassis, the Chassis is connected to Fabric …
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new SMB server. Configure SSDs with Raid 1?? Also Query Raid controller type

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I am configuring a small server for my small six person business.
Current data stored is about 150 gb …
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HP ML30 Gen9 with B140i RAID - See RAID1 set from Windows Recovery or other Bootable Imaging Software?

byDasher
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Hi!
1. HP ML30 Gen9 with B140i with 2 SSDs connected to MoBo Sata Connectors.
2. Went ot Smart Array …
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Recovering data on a Raid 5 after OS drive failure

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I have an older server Dell Power Vault NF 500.  It was running Windows 2003 storage server.  A week…
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Can I get an enclosure for this type of SSD?

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The user has a MacBook Pro 2018 or so, with the SSD shown below.
Labeled a model 656-0041C
C0865110
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Which SSD Drive is high quality (or highest quality)?

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I'm shopping for an SSD drive for my laptop and would like to know which brand is high (higher) …
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HP ProLiant ML350 G5 - Won't Boot into Windows if 2nd RAID Config is Setup:

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Hey everyone. We have an old backup server here.
It has 8 hard drives. I setup a RAID config for the …

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