Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell

With the PowerShell Get-StorageReliabilityCounter cmdlet you can get the storage reliability counters for a specified disk or all disks in your system. These counters include information about such things as the device temperature, errors, wear, and length of time the device has been in use (if your devices supports these). What happen? I just tried … Continue reading Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell


12TB HDD are available from now on.

Western Digital today announced that it has begun shipping its fourth-generation helium-based hard drive with its 12TB HGST-branded Ultrastar® He12 hard drive. The Ultrastar He12 12TB hard drive is the next generation of the company’s high capacity enterprise-class drive with HelioSeal technology, providing customers with a data storage solution addressing the expansive information management needs … Continue reading 12TB HDD are available from now on.

10 TB harddisk roundup

A benchmark comparison of 5 new 10TB harddisks. the contenders are: Seagate BarraCuda Pro 10TB, Seagate Enterprise Capacity 10TB, Seagate IronWolf 10TB, Seagate SkyHawk 10TB, Western Digital Gold 10TB It's a roundup from a dutch tech site but a the charts should be clear for everyone. Full review   The Seagate BarraCuda Pro 10TB is … Continue reading 10 TB harddisk roundup