Erasure Coding For Fun and Profit

As part of Data Field Day 1, we spoke to a company called HGST. A team from HGST actually invented the hard drive back in the 1950s, not far from their current office in Silicon Valley. They’ve been bought a sold a few times, most recently to Western Digital, and… Read More

Do You Have IT Insurance?

To phrase this another way: Do you have backups? That work? Are you sure? Having proper backups is your insurance policy against theft, fire, accidental damage, etc. for all of your photos, code, blogs, letters to your parents, whatever. If your house burned down today, what would you lose? Learn… Read More