2.5 Admins 54: Bait and Switch

SSD manufacturers quietly switching out components, 20TB non-SMR HDDs, the surprising side effects of killing the landline, ZFS snapshots when space is limited, and how Jim and Allan set up their systems and monitoring.



History of ZFS: Part 3

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After quietly switching to slower NAND in an NVMe SSD, Western Digital promises to be a bit louder next time

Samsung seemingly caught swapping components in its 970 Evo Plus SSDs

Western Digital introduces new non-SMR 20TB HDDs with onboard NAND

Internet revamp for the humble landline



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