Other major changes include detailed reporting, and user control over the size of buffer used, bringing big performance improvements.
How can you tell whether the file you see in storage today is the same as it was a year ago when you last opened it?
Over time, stored data gets gradually corrupted. But over what period – months, years or centuries? And at what rate?
Time Machine supported Time Capsules, which generated revenue which was lost nearly 2 years ago. How could Apple replace it and fund further Time Machine development?
Now is a good time to re-evaluate which version of macOS your Macs are running. In the next […]
The plan was simple: replace my 8 year-old Promise Pegasus RAID system with a shiny new SSD RAID system, for Time Machine backups. What could go wrong?
In the market for replacement backup storage? It’s a gamble, and you probably won’t know whether you made the right choice for the next year or more.
Why is Apple soldering in the SSDs of so many new Macs? What problems does it produce, and should you avoid them?
You’re stuck using hard disks with High Sierra or later. Could enabling defragmentation on them overcome the performance problems of APFS?
Should you enable TRIM, and what is it? Do you need to turn wear levelling on, and what about fragmentation on SSDs? Some mysteries explained.