The History of Computer Storage

How did computer storage evolve from super-old-school punch cards to the multi-terabyte SSDs of today? Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for images used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode source

Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible

Heat-assisted magnetic recording should dramatically increase hard drive capacities in the coming years. How does it work, and how much space can you expect? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Learn more Read more about Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible[…]

The Future of Data Storage

We’re all enamored with our microSD cards and NVMe solid-state drives, but what might we see down the road that could be even cooler? Techquickie/Linus Tech Tips t-shirts, posters, and more! https://teespring.com/stores/linusmediagroup and https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips Follow: twitter.com/linustech Join the community: linustechtips.com source

What is Data Rot?

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What SSD To Buy As Fast As Possible

What should you look for when buying an SSD beyond capacity and sequential performance numbers? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

How to Set Up a Home Media Server

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What Happens to Deleted Data as Fast As Possible

Are files actually removed from your computer when you delete them? How do you make sure you remove them completely? Sponsor link: Check out Fractal Design’s excellent products at http://www.fractal-design.com/. And let them know what embarrassing way you want to see me do an integration next at https://www.facebook.com/FractalDesignNA or https://twitter.com/FractalDesignNA. source

What are Drive Partitions?

Drive partitioning can give you greater flexibility with how you store your data. How does it work? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

NVMe As Fast As Possible

SSDs are awesome, but the common SATA interface is becoming a serious bottleneck. However, the new NVMe standard helps take SSD performance to new heights… lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/luke_lafr Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/legalcode source