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Migrating Data to a New Drobo Device
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Protected Storage: How to Move from JBOD to RAID
How Much Speed Does a Photographer Need
Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives
Introducing the Drobo 5C
Cost: Drobo v/s Individual Drives

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Migrating Data to a New Drobo Device

After several years with my trusty Drobo generation 3 RAID, it was starting to give me a few issues. And after trying all the troubleshooting steps and contacting support, I realized it was time for a new machine. Since my

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How Much Speed Does a Photographer Need

It’s the age old question since we’ve started to shoot digital. How can I make my workflow faster? More efficient? Or more importantly, how can I get more free time and peace of mind? Well, here’s where I hopefully can

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Hard Drives Cover-1

Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives

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 files. Over the last, I’ve bought several external hard drives

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Introducing the Drobo 5C

Drobo’s newest entry into affordable, safe storage–the Drobo 5C is available today. What’s new? Watch my interview with Drobo CEO Mihir Shah and Chief Technology Officer Rod Harrison as they present the new 5C. Features The big news is the

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2895-0223-1

Cost: Drobo v/s Individual Drives

Photographers buy hard drives in external enclosures to keep up with the data they create with digital cameras and post-production software. When one fills up, another drive along with an enclosure is purchased. Before too long, there are several individual

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JMLS4616

Safe and Simple External Storage

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 week, and quite possibly destroy one’s year. Many of us

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Consolidate: Create A Rough Repository

The first step in organizing a new repository is getting the files all in one place. The goal is to clean off all of the various drives on which they are found. In this step, duplicate files and directories will be created.

Read More
DroboMigration-10

Migrating Data to a New Drobo Device

After several years with my trusty Drobo generation 3 RAID, it was starting to give me a few issues. And after trying all the troubleshooting steps and contacting support, I realized it was time for a new machine. Since my

Read More
how-much-speed-drobo

How Much Speed Does a Photographer Need

It’s the age old question since we’ve started to shoot digital. How can I make my workflow faster? More efficient? Or more importantly, how can I get more free time and peace of mind? Well, here’s where I hopefully can

Read More
Hard Drives Cover-1

Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives

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 files. Over the last, I’ve bought several external hard drives

Read More
2850-0031-0309

Introducing the Drobo 5C

Drobo’s newest entry into affordable, safe storage–the Drobo 5C is available today. What’s new? Watch my interview with Drobo CEO Mihir Shah and Chief Technology Officer Rod Harrison as they present the new 5C. Features The big news is the

Read More
2895-0223-1

Cost: Drobo v/s Individual Drives

Photographers buy hard drives in external enclosures to keep up with the data they create with digital cameras and post-production software. When one fills up, another drive along with an enclosure is purchased. Before too long, there are several individual

Read More
JMLS4616

Safe and Simple External Storage

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 week, and quite possibly destroy one’s year. Many of us

Read More

Consolidate: Create A Rough Repository

The first step in organizing a new repository is getting the files all in one place. The goal is to clean off all of the various drives on which they are found. In this step, duplicate files and directories will be created.

Read More
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All Hard Drives Will Die

Face it. Death is a part of life. This is true of people. It’s true for hard drives,too. Those containers of mass data on high speed spinning disks have a life span just like we do. So how long will

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The Thecus N2560

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 for More Space I’m not a tech person. Just ask

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