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What is DIMM?

What is DIMM?

DIMM stands for Dual In-Line Memory Module, a type of computer memory that is natively 64 bits, enabling fast data transfer.

RAM vs. ROM Differences

RAM vs. ROM Differences

RAM and ROM are two types of memory crucial to the proper functioning of a computer. Learn about the differences and similarities between RAM vs. ROM.

What is Phase Change Memory?

What is Phase Change Memory?

Phase Change Memory is an emerging area of technology that offers the promise of faster speed and increased durability over existing Flash storage devices.

Fragmentation: Understanding Disk and RAM Fragmentation

Fragmentation: Understanding Disk and RAM Fragmentation

Disk fragmentation is a common occurrence in modern operating systems and applications as data storage is often allocated in an non-sequential approach.

Data Migration: The Strategy to Succeed

Data Migration: The Strategy to Succeed

Migrating data is a challenging process with some significant risks attached. It is essential to plan, execute, and test as effectively as possible.

Understanding Fault Tolerance: Securing Your System

Understanding Fault Tolerance: Securing Your System

Systems that cannot be allowed to fail require fault tolerance. Learn about the systems and technology of fault tolerance and how your business can achieve it.

Memory vs. Storage

Memory vs. Storage

The primary distinctions between memory and storage are between volatility and non-volatility, and between performance and capacity.

Understanding DRAM

Understanding DRAM

Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) is a type or random access memory (RAM) found in modern desktop and laptop computers today, including Windows PCs and Apple Macs.

Disaster Recovery Testing: Ensuring Your DR Plan Works

Disaster Recovery Testing: Ensuring Your DR Plan Works

Find out why disaster recovery tests are essential to all IT organizations, and how to carry them out successfully and efficiently.

Random Access Memory: Fast, Short Term Memory

Random Access Memory: Fast, Short Term Memory

A vital part of every computer system, random access memory (RAM) provides short term storage space for data and program code.

What Is iSCSI and How Does It Work?

What Is iSCSI and How Does It Work?

Internet Small Computer Systems Interface is a transport layer protocol that works on top of the Transport Control Protocol (TCP), and enables block-level SCSI data transport between the iSCSI initiator and the storage target over TCP/IP networks.

Business Continuity Planning: Surviving Big Outages

Business Continuity Planning: Surviving Big Outages

Learn how implementing a business continuity plan (BCP) can safeguard both your business and IT operations from major emergencies.

Virtual Memory

Virtual Memory

Learn what a computer's virtual memory is, how virtual memory works, and the difference between virtual memory and physical memory.

Types of Computer Memory

Types of Computer Memory

The most basic distinction is between types of computer memory is between primary memory - often called system memory - and secondary memory, which is more commonly called storage.

Disaster Recovery Site

Disaster Recovery Site

Despite the cloud now housing a significant amount of storage, disaster recovery sites remain a vital part of enterprise data storage requirements for many companies.  

What is Direct Attached Storage?

What is Direct Attached Storage?

Direct attached storage is data storage that is connected directly to a computer, as opposed to storage that is connected to a computer over a network.

AHCI vs. IDE vs. RAID

AHCI vs. IDE vs. RAID

IDE, AHCI and RAID are operating modes in SATA environments, yet each have key advantages and disadvantages.

RAID Levels Explained

RAID Levels Explained

Whether hardware or software, RAID is available in different schemes, or RAID levels. The most commonly levels are RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10. RAID 0, 1, and 5 work on both HDD and SSD media.

Tegile vs. Nimble

Tegile vs. Nimble

Nimble Storage and Tegile Systems have long been competitors in the data storage market. Take a look at these top vendors to learn the pros and cons of each.

Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud disaster recovery is a backup and restore strategy that applies not only to data, but also entire virtual machines, servers and corporate networks.

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