In RAID (redundant array of independent disks) storage technology, “RAID levels” are different architectures that strike a balance between performance, capacity and tolerance.
RAID Level 0 (Striped Disk Array without Fault Tolerance) provides data striping (spreading out blocks of each file across multiple disk drives), but it lacks both fault tolerance and redundancy to improve performance. As a result, if one drive fails then all data in the array is lost.
- Internet Explorer 10
The successor to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Web browser, Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) is integrated into the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 operating systems, which made their official debuts on October 26th, 2012. Among other enhancements and performance improvements, Internet Explorer 10 significantly improves the browser’s support for CSS3 and HTML5. Internet Explorer 10 […]
- Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 is the follow-up to Microsoft’s Office 2010 office suite. Office 2013 has been developed under the Office 15 codename, as it will be the fifteenth release of the ubiquitous office suite. Microsoft released a consumer preview of Office 2013 in July 2012, and the official release of Microsoft Office 2013 is expected […]
- The AC/DC Virus
A malware worm that first appeared in July 2012, targeting Iranian nuclear facilities and turning infected PCs on at night before blasting the music band AC/DC’s classic hit “Thunderstruck.” The AC/DC virus follows several earlier attacks on Iran’s nuclear program and oil facilities, including the Stuxnet and Flame viruses. Iran has stated it believes the […]
- Microsoft OneNote
Designed to function as an electronic version of a paper notebook, Microsoft OneNote is a note-taking and personal information management (PIM) application for collecting, organizing and sharing digital information. By storing text notes, photos, audio and video snippets, handwriting and similar content, Microsoft OneNote collects and organizes the information, making it available for searching as […]
- SkyDrive (Personal Cloud Storage)
SkyDrive is a personal cloud storage service from Microsoft that enables customers to store, synchronize and access their files across Windows PC and Mac OS X computers and laptops as well as mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, including Windows Phone 7 and 8 devices and Apple iOS-powered iPhones and iPads. Syncing Files and Documents […]