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2019

2019-03-10 Reader Comments: Just How Does the 2018 Mac mini Pan Out When Deploying for Professional Use?

2019-02-18 Delayed For Days: Hard Drive Horrors

2019-01-12 Reader Comment: Hard Drive Bad Sectors, Enterprise vs Consumer Drives

2019-01-11 Reader Comment: Hard Drive Error Rates

2019-01-10 Drives Full, Upgrading to OWC Thunderbay 6 with Six 14TB Drives (84TB total space)

2018

2018-09-20 Need LOTS of Storage up to 72TB? OWC Lauches the Thunderbay 6, a Six-Drive Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure, with RAID Options

2018-07-04 OWC Express 4M2: 4-Slot M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-02-25 Get 4TB of SSD for about $776, Install in $90 Dual-Bay External — Super Convenient Capacious Storage

2018-01-18 Sony “Fixes” Support for macOS High Sierra Firmware Updater by Doubling Down on Severe Security Risks.

2017

2017-11-25 Three Posts Useful for Photographers: 12TB Hard Drives, Avoiding macOS APFS, Partitioning 2TB SSD

2017-11-21 Black Friday Sneak Preview Deals at OWC + Note on Big Fast Thunderbolt Storage

2016

2016-11-26 Black Friday Specials, Links (updated @ 16:50 PST Nov 26)

2016-11-24 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2015

2015-12-16 400GB SSD for $99: Old Dog Laptop? Puppy It! Or 1.6TB Thunderbolt SSD? Easy as Pie.

2015-11-12 How to Use 32TB or 40TB of 8TB Hard Drives?

2015-11-11 Big, Fast and Fault-Tolerant Storage for Photographers and Videographers: 8TB Drives Singly or as RAID-4, RAID-5, RAID-10, RAID-0

2015-10-22 Understanding the Sony A7R II Uncompressed ARW Raw Format

2015-10-16 Big Fault-Tolerant Storage for Photographers: Deal on the OWC Thunderbay 4

2015-09-19 Two Products I Use Every Day

2015-08-22 Deal on Big Storage for Photographers: OWC Thunderbay 4 RAID-5 Edition with Extra 4TB Drive

2015-06-15 Canon 5DS R Expected Tomorrow

2015-05-15 20TB for Photography or Video Storage

2014

2014-10-08 Big Storage for Video or Photography: 4TB, 5TB, 6TB Hard Drives

2014-08-04 Fault Tolerant Storage for Photographers or Videographers

2014-06-25 Big Storage for Video or Photography: OWC Ships Thunderbolt 2 Thunderbay

2014-06-08 Software RAID and Fault Tolerant Storage for Photographers and Videographers (RAID-5, RAID-1+0, etc)

2014-06-03 Data Loss or Fault Tolerance?

2014-05-28 Storing and Storing Video Footage: Fault Tolerance the Right Way to Go

2014-05-17 Safely Recording and Storing Video Footage (and stills): a Few Pointers

2010

2010-05-14 MacBook Pro SSD single and RAID vs hard drive

2010-05-11 OWC announces new solid state drive capacities

2010-04-16 Other World Computing 200GB enterprise grade SSD

2010-03-31 OWC and DIGLLOYD offer ultra-high-performance Photo Workstations

2010-02-11 OWC Mercury Extreme SSD as fast RAID-0 stripe 4 drives

2010-02-10 OWC Mercury Extreme enterprise-class RAID-ready SSD

2010-01-26 OWC enterprise-grade solid state drives (SSD)

2010-01-20 RAID 5 for performance and reliability

2009

2009-12-28 Installation videos for all Macs

2009-12-28 Adobe Lightroom 3 beta performance — not good

2009-10-25 Apple’s new MacMini — good for photographers?

2009-10-20 Apple’s new quad-core iMac — analysis

2009-10-01 Reviewed: 4-bay RAID enclosures

2009-09-12 Snow Leopard kernel panic with mirrored RAID

2009-05-10 Backup your data/photos cost effectively

2009-05-01 Need backup space?

2009-02-14 Intel X25-M in a Mac Pro with RAID

2009-02-12 Booted off striped RAID-0 Solid State drives

2008

2008-11-11 Photoshop CS4 performance bugs

2008-07-04 Testing New memory and hard disks

2008-06-01 Data redundancy (RAID mirror)

2008-04-07 Samsung 1 terabyte hard drives—not recommended

2008-01-29 New Mac Pro? Why you should be using DiskTester

2007

2007-11-13 One terabyte (1000GB) hard drives

2006

2006-12-27 Screaming deal on 500GB Maxtor Maxline Pro 7H500F0

2006-11-23 Maxtor MaxLine Pro 500GB drives in 2-way stripe

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