If you had asked me a few years ago, I would've said that hybrid drives will be the next big thing in the storage industry. A hybrid drive made so much sense -- it combined the performance of an SSD with the capacity of a hard drive in an affordable and easy to use package. WD's Black2 takes a different approach and instead of being a hybrid drive, it's a dual-drive with full user control of the SSD. Is it a better concept than the hybrid drives we've seen so far? Read on to find out.
Prior to the rapid rise in popularity of Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices, consumers used to store large amounts of data on Direct Attached Storage (DAS) units. While USB...48 by Ganesh T S on 8/4/2012