News from the world of IT (5. 8. - 12. 8. 2016)

News from the world of IT (5. 8. – 12. 8. 2016)

ASRock introduces the first STX board with Intel H110. WD comes with new high-capacity drive for data centers. Backblaze published again statistics of reliability of hard drives.

ASRock will introduce the first board of STX format with Intel H110 on the market

ASRock will introduce the first motherboard of STX (5×5) format with chipset Intel H110 on the market. The board serves for deployment there, where is required a standard desktop processor, but the graphics card isn´t needed. It can be use for example for specialized computational stations, etc. More information

WD Gold comes with capacity 10 TB for data centers

Western Digital announced the introduction of new hard drive from WD Gold series for data centers. It will have a remarkable capacity 10 TB, which uses the technology HelioSeal. Drives of this series will find their use expecially in the data centers or NAS. More information

Instagram fights with Snapchat

The popular social network Instagram decided to embark on a battle with rival Snapchat. Instagram applied function „Instagram Stories“, which is very similar. It allows to share moments for 24 hours. These posts is automatically deleted after 24 hours. You can also comment these stories, but only through private messages. More information

Backblaze published the other statistics of HDDs

Backblaze is one of the best companies in the backup. It uses thousand of hard drives of various brands and models in its clouds and regularly published statistics of their reliability. The latest statistics were published a few days ago. More information

Author: Jirka Dvořák

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