HyperFast blog part 2

The Apacer-led announcement about the SSD+ Optimizer release last week was attended by almost 50 media from the Asia Pacific regions and nearly 200 of Apacer's customers (manufacturers of PCs, hand-held computers, etc….). Diskeeper and Apacer presented both...

It's Flashtastic! :-)

We've been heavily involved in solid state storage performance and reliability technology for some time – we're convinced it is the future of high-performance storage. Recent announcements by Baidu and Google to "go SSD" on servers are...

Diskeeper Boot-time Defrag Update

We've been running a field test on the new boot-time defrag engine for the past 6 or so weeks. We apologize for any delay on releasing this, but it is due to major improvements of the code and making sure that it is flawless. The end result will be an extremely...

Inside SecureDelete

“A group of MVPs have been discussing disk wiping. Could you please provide more details of exactly how your wipe is performed and how it meets NSA/DOD standards?” Undelete 2009 uses the following DoD overwrite patterns: 1. Bit pattern...

The Fragmented Sandwich

The title is about a couple of related formulas that set the precedent for a hypotheses that defragmented hard drives are "greener". P = W / t where W = F * Δs The first formula is defined as Power is equal to Work divided by Time. The second...