Tag Archives: Safety

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OWC’s Larry O’Connor on Product and Shipping Safety Amid COVID-19

Executing social distancing while still meeting basic daily needs has proven challenging for many. Various new measures have been taken to address a threat that is unprecedented in our lifetime, and their effectiveness is dependent on how well we act upon given guidelines. Even so, many questions are left unanswered.

Let’s Talk About RAID

No, not the bug spray. The RAID I’m talking about is a hard drive RAID or a Redundant Array of Independent Disks. As crazy as the name sounds, this is essentially a type of storage solution that combines multiple hard...

Consider Keeping a Backup of Your Data Off-Site

Several months ago, I had a catastrophic drive failure with my main music computer which wiped out my audio drive & motherboard!  I decided then and there that I would never let myself be vulnerable for data loss again. I...

RAID for the rest of us. The adventures of Little Johnny.

Breaking it down to its simplest forms, there are two main reasons to add a RAID setup to your computer system. Performance and Redundancy. Let's break these down individually: Little Johnny was acting up in class and his teacher made...