My company has ~6 departments. Each department takes photos, and then stashes them all over the available network shares, such that they know where any given photo is. What we need is some company-wide means of organizing these assets in an intuitively searchable way. Suggestions? [more inside]
Do I refrigerate a bakery bought pie for tomorrow? [more inside]
Upgrading (hacking) a 40 GB Maxtor 3000LE USB external drive? [more inside]
I need to add a bigger hard drive to my oldish Mac G4. This kind of machine can only see 120G of storage on a drive. [more inside]
I'm using a Squeezebox to stream music from my 'puter (running XP) and my wife's (running OS X) to my amplifier via my wifi connection. It's time to get me some external storage so we can combine libraries, so I'm looking for either a plain ol' external drive OR a networked storage drive. Question is: can I get away with an external drive or do I need networked storage to make this work? I've read through similar archived questions but haven't quite gotten the clarity I so desperately need. More inside.... [more inside]
External storage filter: external 2.5” enclosure for more than one 2.5” drive? [more inside]
What's the best way of adding a Terabyte of reliable, contiguous, archive-quality storage to my system? By 'best' I mean Toyota Corolla as opposed to Hummer. [more inside]
Where can I find lockable food &/or drink containers? [more inside]
Which emerging enterprise-level storage and networking technologies are likely to become commercially viable by 2010?
NAS Filter: I'm looking to buy a network storage device to replace the ancient IBM Aptiva running Fedora with Samba/NFS that I've been using for the last six years. I want something that I can attach to my home network and put a 120 - 200 G harddrive into and mount remotely from both Linux and Windows boxen. [more inside]
How do you store your jewelry, specifically necklaces? [more inside]
I'm finishing up postproduction on a small digital video movie. I want to get a DLT tape storage system to back it up and send it off. However, I want to also use the same machine on my PC. [more inside]
I recently subscribed to an online backup service that offers 1GB for $9.95 a year. After joining the service I discovered that you upload one file at a time. No uploading of folders. Is zipping files and folders the best solution for getting large amounts of data backed up with this scenario? More below [more inside]
So many cables!!! Is there a product out there that one can wrap such cables as headphones, usb mini cables, ipod cables etc around...???
Now that Streamload charges based on storage use, my chosen backup solution is toast. Does anyone know of similar asynchronous pricing network storage services (e.g., uploads/storage very cheap, downloads expensive)? Or was it all too good to be true?
Has anyone ever successfully revived a hard drive after it started making that dreaded metallic clicking sound?
Has anyone ever successfully revived a hard drive after it started making that dreaded metallic clicking sound? I've already tried whacking it, and putting it in the freezer. Any novel ideas out there before I add it to my paper weight collection?
Getting a USB drive - should it be flash memory or mini hard drive? [more inside]
Mac network/backup/storage questions. Any Mac gurus willing to throw their 2 cents at me? [more inside]
CondomFilter: What is the best way to carry condoms around with you for use away from home? Looking around on the Net, you find advice that keeping it in your wallet or pocket is unsafe (heat and friction), so what other options does a guy have? Will your suggestions work for carrying more than one condom as well?
What, in your experience, is the lifespan of a burned CD-R? What about DVD+R? [more inside]
Do you know of a cost-effective way to add 1TB of storage? [more inside]
Pasta Sauce Jar Filter: I reuse my old pasta sauce jars for pantry storage. No matter how well I clean the lid the scent of pasta sauce remains and sometimes compromises the food stored inside. Any tricks for getting the lid spickety span. Note: I have no dishwasher.
What's a good solution for storing wines for up to ten years? [more inside]
Help me figure out how to manage large amounts of data on a laptop. Music, Tivo downloads, photos... I'm running out of room! [more inside]
I have 6 Western Digital PATA 250GB Hard Drives and I'd like to build a Raid 5 Server. Has anyone done anything similar and have any advice they would like to impart on what components worked (or didn't work) for them?
Post 9-11 locker storage in NYC train stations: Is there such a thing anymore? If not, what other options are there? [more inside]
My happy G5 needs disk space, and I've found a good price on an internal 320gb drive.. Question: Does Ultra ATA100 play well with a standard build dual 2.7ghz G5? i.e. - can I toss it in and expect everything to work fine, without slowing anything down? [more inside]
Storing saké and white wines... [more inside]
How to store 30 micro-scooters at a school? [more inside]
Online Storagefilter: I'm having difficulty sorting through all the options when it comes to buying storage space online. How much should I expect to pay? [more inside]
Does anyone have any recommendation for good looking headset storage options? [more inside]
I want to get a file from my mac to my pc -- the file is just slightly too big to fit on a CD-R. [more inside]
I need to get 40-60 gigs of data to about 200 customers a month. Currently I am using DVDs and am finding it a total hassle. I am considering harddrives but I think they will be more or less an equivalent hassle. Is there some other way? Downloads seem a little unfeasible due to the size but I'd be interesting in hearing anything.
Soon, I'll be putting most of my personal belongings (including an apartment's-worth of furniture) in storage for a year. Got any tips? What do I need to know? [more inside]
I need to store about two large bookshelves of books. The problem is two-fold: With an impending addition to the family, I have no space in the house. Additionally, I live in San Francisco where I am worried about ruining the books if I simply place them in boxes in the garage. I need help with storage options. [more inside]
How do I prepare my car for storage over the winter? And, what to do in Fairbanks, AK over the winter? [more inside]
Anyone got any bright ideas for CD storage? [more inside]
Can I add more than just four IDE devices to my PC? [more inside]
Due to a strange twist of fate, I find myself in possession of a bottle of Henkell Trocken dry sparkling wine which has been stored in a fridge for two years. Is it okay to drink?
What's a good safe place to park a car for maybe 4 days along the I-80 corridor, south/west of Davis CA and north/east of the Bay Area? [more inside]
What's the best system to store spices that is neat, allows for easy identification, doesn't use up a lot of space, and is elegant? [more inside]
Small Los Angeles company (14 computers, 1 terabyte of info) needs a reliable and reasonably-priced off-site backup solution. Any ideas?
Can you help me with the purchase of a SAN for my small to medium sized business? We're looking to attach 4-6 servers to ~2-3 TB of storage space. [more inside]
I am in the process of building an AMD Sempron 2400+ based file storage machine. I am seeking recommendation for how big a power supply I need. I am planning on 4 to 5 (may be 6 in future) 250GB Seagates, 2x320GB WD Sata drives, 1 DVD writer, Geforce FX 5500 video card. The $50 case has a stock 480W PSU. I am wondering if I need more juice and possibly something by a well known brand ? I recently built an Athlon box with Seasonic 430 PSU. Seems pretty quiet. Not sure if I should get another of those.
I'd like to spend some time in San Francisco on foot, without have to lug my suitcase around. The storage lockers at SFO have been taken out of service for security reasons. Is there somewhere else I can store a suitcase for a day?
I have a 2003 Honda Elite 80 and it has almost zero storage space. I was going to throw on one of those plastic crates that you find at the grocery stores, but these days they are much bigger. Does anyone know where I could find storage out for the back rack of my scooter outside of these plastic crates?
I have a new LaCie 800GB Ethernet NAS disk. It's advertised as working well in a cross-platform environment. It sits on my lab's LAN with three XP boxes and three Mac G5s. But it's been trouble from the beginning . . . . [more inside]
I need to purchase a PCMCIA storage card (ATA format) from a store located in or very near Tucson AZ. Any ideas?
I have over 20,000 mp3 (legal) files, which I want to be stored safely for decades to come, and I'm looking for deviece suggestions. [more inside]
What are my best options for safely storing in excess of 700Gb of data? [more inside]