Storage

Raspberry Pi

How Small can Raspberry Pi CM4 Boards Be?

From the tiniest carrier board to the best Industrial Pis on the market, the Compute Module 4 is powering a revolution in Raspberry Pi uses. Time stamps: 00:00 – Radxa Taco NAS 00:31 – Storinator Jr 01:15 – Compute Module Availability 02:42 – Uptime Lab’s Tiny MinCab 04:04 – Home Assistant Amber 04:43 – Seeed […]

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Azure SQL SQL Server

Storage 101 for Azure SQL and SQL Server Engineers

Learn how storage impacts the performance of your database solution. In this episode with MVP Argenis Fernandez, go over the basics of I/O, what the different access patterns are for the database engine and how to tell when there is an issue with underlying storage for your database. Resources: Argenis’ blog on IO Block Size […]

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Hardware Interesting

Ultra-Dense Data Storage and Extreme Parallelism with Electronic-Molecular Systems

Sustaining growth in storage and computational needs is increasingly challenging thanks to those pesky laws of physics. For over a decade, exponentially more information has been produced year after year while data storage solutions are pressed to keep up. Soon, current solutions will be unable to match new information in need of storage. Computing is […]

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Raspberry Pi

Is This the Fastest Raspberry Pi SATA RAID NAS?

Jeff Geerling shows us how he built the fastest native SATA RAID array on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4, and set it up as a NAS server, testing out hard drives and SSDs, and different RAID setups like RAID 0, 1, and 10.

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CosmosDB

Choosing the Right Partition Key for Cost and Performance with Azure Cosmos DB

In this video, learn how selecting the right partition key can make a huge difference in cost and performance with Azure Cosmos DB. Program Manager Deborah Chen discusses how data partitioning ensures scale, why partition keys are so important for performance and cost-management, and how to select the right partition key for read-heavy or write-heavy […]

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Hardware

Unboxing 3 PETABYTES of storage

Linus Tech Tips shares his his latest LAN storage project: 3 Pb of storage. I really need to up my home network game while in quarantine.

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Big Data Future Science

Storing Data in DNA

BBC Click has look at what could be the future of data storage: DNA. They also cover some interesting work in voice recognition.

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Hardware

What is Intel Optane?

Engadget has an explainer video about Intel’s latest product: Optane.

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