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Smartmontools can help you continually monitor your drives and predict imminent failure.

Monitor SATA and SSD Health with SMART

Smartmontools helps you keep an eye on the health of your hard disk and SSD drives. SMART is the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology built-in to modern drives, and smartmontools reads the SMART data. It's not 100 percent accurate at predicting imminent drive failure, so, as you...
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Specification Released for NVM Express over Fabrics

Today NVM Express, Inc. announced the release of its NVM Express over Fabrics specification for accessing storage devices and systems over Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, and other network fabrics. NVM Express, Inc. has also recently published Version 1.0 of the NVM Express Management...
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How To Really Erase Any Drive -- Even SSDs -- in 2016

You may already know that "deleting" a file does nothing of the sort. Securely erasing drives before you sell a computer keeps your personal information from falling into the wrong hands. Good news: it's easier than ever to fully erase data. SSDs - now the standard in Ultrabooks and Macs - are a...
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