We store our digital lives on hard drives for the most part. This series of articles covers everything you want to know about hard drives, their care and best practices.
Plugable’s USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to M.2 SSD enclosure has been my favorite hard drive to carry around because of its ease of use and installation, size and speed. The flexibility of
When a hard drive gets full, it takes longer to read and write the data to and from the disk, slowing your system down. Adding large amounts of photos to
After I migrated my Drobo gen. 3 device to a 5D3, it worked flawlessly for two days. Then, after a brief power outage, I was no longer able to mount
If you are using an external hard drive and it gets disconnected from your computer while it is actively transferring information, you may lose those or damage those files. And
When it comes time to edit your video or photos, the hard drives you use are going to have a huge impact on the performance of your system. No matter
In my first year of photography, I shot more than 100,000 pictures, which yielded two results: my photography got better quickly, and my computer’s hard drive filled up with picture
Well… It’s a pretty exciting day here at SharkPixel and Washington DC Headshots. I am finally upgrading my storage “situation” thanks to the amazing people over at Drobo. John Harrington
12You’ve probably had the experience of a client calling with an urgent need for a photo that you have in your image library (which, of course, is safely backed up
Photographing while travelling is a joy, and you’ll make many of your best pictures when you’re visiting somewhere new and are inspired by the culture and events. You may also
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That’s right…March 31st is World Backup Day! The stories and memories we capture through images are priceless, but they may not last forever without a solid backup plan. On World
As a professional photographer in the digital age, protecting your data is one of the most important things you can do for your business (or hobby). Having come from a
Data loss is something that I wish upon no one. Those who have experienced this catastrophe already know that one occurrence can easily mess up one’s day, jack up one’s
I, like many of you, have dealt with technology for quite a long time. I can understand how confusing (or even difficult) it can be upgrade or a replace an
When a hard drive gets full, it cause poor system performance. Storing your photos on a separate drive increases speed and allows for expansion.
Back in 2009 I purchased a (second generation) 4 bay Drobo to use as a local backup solution in my office. At the time I put four 1 TB drives
If you experienced a hard drive failure, you’re familiar with the hollow empty feeling in the pit of your stomach causing you to worry if you can recover your precious photos. Avoid this agony by following these few simple tips.
Building on the 3-2-1 Backup for Photographer’s plan, Building a Bulletproof Backup System gives tips on what hardware and software is needed for the plan to be foolproof.
The Thecus N2560, is a two-bay NAS targeted for the prosumer. What does that mean in layman’s terms for someone like me? Simple, I have more storage space. My Need
Losing data sucks. Especially if you forget a copy of those photos you spent so much time editing on the airplane or at a coffee shop. Here are two ideas