Tag: hdd

  • New drive options: bigger, faster Intel SSDs!

    Intel recently released their new generation of 330 series SSD drives.  These take over from the well regarded X25-M SSD drives.  But add more capacity.  Better performance.  And lower cost per GB! Our new Sandybridge dedicated servers come with SATA3 which helps maximize the 330 series drive performance.  Data sheets show that over SATA 3 […]

  • inode problems and full disks

    Today we had a customer who had an interesting problem. They were getting the message ‘disk is full’ despite having plenty of free space. Luckily for him, my first thought was ‘inodes?’ I logged in and checked his inode usage

  • Newegg shipping fail

    At RimuHosting we’re big consumers of hard drives.  Seems live every couple of weeks we are getting a couple of dozen ‘extra’ drives.  (And note that when we buy servers we will typcally get them with two drives). We get most of our ‘extra’ drives from Newegg. Lately we have been noticing some pretty high […]