Category: storage

How to enable Android apps to use SD card storage on a Chromebook

How to enable Android apps to use SD card stora...

December 8, 2019 By King

Chromebooks, for the most part, don’t come with an abundance of storage. You won’t be seeing a 2TB Chromebook anytime soon, but unless the Chromebook you buy is from Google’s Pixelbook line, that’s not a problem. Almost every Chromebook ever made has either an SD or microSD card slot that allows you to greatly expand

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Power storage is the missing link in green-ener...

December 1, 2019 By King

Solar and wind power are the glamorous twins of the clean-electricity revolution. It is thrilling to see a field of glistening panels absorbing the sun’s energy or a vast turbine twirling above the ocean. Stationary power storage does not have quite the same allure—think of a large metal shed stuffed with piles of big batteries. Nonetheless,

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Power storage is the missing link in green-energy plans
Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residential Storage

Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residen...

October 26, 2019 By King

Looking up: WoodMac expects the U.S. non-residential storage market to grow tenfold over the next five years. Since 2014, non-residential storage system prices have declined by more than 15 percent in the U.S. Commercial and industrial customers with predictable, peaky loads are increasingly turning to storage to help manage demand charges. Grid services are also

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NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?

October 19, 2019 By King

This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. NAND flash media solid state drives (SSDs) have largely displaced hard disk drives (HDDs) in client systems and continue making deeper inroads into servers. So the question increasingly becomes less “Should I deploy SSD?” and more “What kind?” Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) seems like

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NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?
IMO Allows Trans-Boundary Carbon Capture and Storage

IMO Allows Trans-Boundary Carbon Capture and St...

October 15, 2019 By King

A new IMO resolution will allow projects for subsea CO2 sequestration to be shared across national boundaries Parties to the London Protocol agreed last week that trans-boundary export of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the purpose of carbon capture and storage (CCS or sequestration) can now be provisionally allowed under certain circumstances. Since 2006, the London

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Kiwi Power adds 15MW of battery storage, 80MW b...

October 14, 2019 By King

Kiwi Power has added 15MW of battery storage to its management portfolio. The aggregator has signed an optimisation agreement with Gresham House New Energy for its Lockleaze battery in Bristol, which goes live later this month. It will trade flexibility across ancillary services and balancing markets in a bid to maximise revenues for the fund

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Kiwi Power adds 15MW of battery storage, 80MW by year end
A Race For Storage

A Race For Storage

September 27, 2019 By King

Every once and a while we like to cover an application that drives the use of digital storage and memory. We had a chance to talk recently with Ettienne Reinecke, CTO from NTT about their partnership with the Tour de France over the last five years, NTT is the official tech partner of Amaury Sports Organisation, the

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Is The Fastest Storage Array In The World Now F...

September 13, 2019 By King

3D illustration of super computer server racks in datacenter DEPOSITPHOTO There are very few architectures in the computing world like a mainframe. It delivers obscenely high levels of performance while simultaneously scaling towards the upper reaches of what you’d believe is feasible. It does this without any performance hiccups. Mainframes are built for continuous up-time.

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Is The Fastest Storage Array In The World Now From IBM?