A Typo Took Amazon S3 Offline

Amazon Web Services suffered a major outage a few days ago. It turns out one mistyped command is to blame for hours of chaos.

Japanese Research Team Creates ‘Eternal Storage’

Storage with a similar density to hard drives, but lasts for over 1,000 years

Western Digital Doubles Density of 3D NAND Memory Chips

512Gb 64-layer 3D NAND chips are an industry first, promising larger and cheaper SSDs.

Dropbox Bug Restores Files Deleted 7 Years Ago

Dropbox's policy is to permanently remove files 30 days after deletion.

Nintendo Switch Supports 2TB Micro SDXC Memory Cards (When They Exist)

At launch that means 128GB of extra storage is affordable, but up to 2TB is supported.

Amazon’s Snowmobile Transports 100PB of Data Using a Truck

Each Snowmobile takes a minimum of 10 days to fill with data.

Seagate’s 1TB Duet Hard Drive Includes Unlimited Amazon Backups

The hard drive costs $99 and Amazon Drive backups cost $60 after the first free year.

SD Cards Introduce Application Performance Rating

A1 rated cards ensure read and write performance good enough to run apps.


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