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SSD Life Expectancy

SSD Life Expectancy

SSDs have limited program/erase or P/E cycles. In this video I discuss the life expectancy of SLC, eMLC, MLC and TLC drives, as well as covering wear levelling ...

2 лет назад
The Three Ways to Cloud Compute

The Three Ways to Cloud Compute

This cloud computing video explains SaaS, PaaS and Iaas -- otherwise known as "software as a service", "platform as a service" and "infrastructure as a service".

9 лет назад
Explaining M.2 SSDs

Explaining M.2 SSDs

M.2.is one of the latest means of fitting a solid state drive (SSD) in a desktop or other computer. This video explains the different M.2 specifications, as well as ...

2 лет назад
Explaining Big Data

Explaining Big Data

Big Data is the next big thing in computing. This video explains Big Data characteristics, technologies and opportunities. For more information, see ...

7 лет назад
Explaining RAID

Explaining RAID

RAID is a technology that connects two or more hard drives to improve storage performance and/or to protect against hardware failure. This video from ...

7 лет назад
ROCKPro64 SBC with PCIe x4

ROCKPro64 SBC with PCIe x4

ROCKPro64 single board computer review, including its full specification, coverage of the board's wide range of accessories, and a demo running Ubuntu 18.04 ...

5 месяцев назад
Explaining Display Connectors

Explaining Display Connectors

An explanation of the different methods of connecting a display to a computer, including VGA, DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort. Presented by Christopher Barnatt of ...

5 лет назад
Channel Update December 2018

Channel Update December 2018

Looking ahead to what will be on the ExplainingComputers YouTube channel in 2019! :) Just in case you missed them, the brain-computer interfaces video I ...

3 недель назад
Explaining RAM

Explaining RAM

RAM history, technologies, types and form factors. Including SIPs, SIMMS, DIMMs, SO-DIMMS and the latest DDR SDRAM specifications, this video explains ...

1 месяцев назад
Explaining PCIe Slots

Explaining PCIe Slots

PCIe slots are used to connect graphics cards, sound cards, other interface cards and some SSDs to PC motherboards. This video explains everything you need ...

4 месяцев назад
Top 8 Raspberry Pi Distros

Top 8 Raspberry Pi Distros

Raspberry Pi operating systems overview, including Raspbian, Retropie, OSMC and many more cool distros. And I even play a homebrew NES game!

6 месяцев назад
Explaining Quantum Computing

Explaining Quantum Computing

Quantum computers store and process information using quantum mechanical states. This video by futurist Christopher Barnatt explains what this means and ...

7 лет назад
Zip & Jaz Retro Storage

Zip & Jaz Retro Storage

Zip drive and Jaz drive removable storage from Iomega was popular in the mid-to-late 1990s and early noughties. In this video I look back at Zip and Jaz disks ...

1 месяцев назад
Tinker Board S

Tinker Board S

Asus Tinker Board S single board computer (SBC) review and specifications, including demo of TinkerOS (Debian), Android, and the Kodi media player.

11 месяцев назад
Quantum Computing 2018 Update

Quantum Computing 2018 Update

Quantum computing review including major hardware and other announcements since August 2017. Also coverage of businesses investigating future quantum ...

6 месяцев назад
Channel Update January 2017

Channel Update January 2017

Hello subscribers! Here I am again with another of my six-monthly-ish channel updates. And I even go outside! More information on my new 3D printing book ...

2 лет назад
Colossus & Other Early Computers

Colossus & Other Early Computers

The Colossus, EDSAC and Harwell Dekatron (WITCH) were some of the first electronic computers. In this video I check them out at the National Museum of ...

2 лет назад
Data Backup: The 3-2-1 Rule

Data Backup: The 3-2-1 Rule

Explaining the “3-2-1” rule as a gentle reminder to take appropriate backups! :) You may also be interested in my video on encypting USB and other drives with ...

2 лет назад
Raspberry Pi Zero: Review & Setup

Raspberry Pi Zero: Review & Setup

An overview of the Raspberry Pi Zero, including a comparison with other members of the Raspberry Pi family, and setup under Raspbian. You may also like ...

3 лет назад
NanoPi M4 : RK3399 SBC with 4 x USB 3.0

NanoPi M4 : RK3399 SBC with 4 x USB 3.0

NanoPi M4 review and specification, including demos of Android, Lubuntu and Friendly Desktop. More information on this RK3399-based single board computer ...

4 месяцев назад
ODROID-XU4 vs Tinker Board & Raspberry Pi 3

ODROID-XU4 vs Tinker Board & Raspberry Pi 3

ODROID-XU4, Asus Tinker Board and Raspberry Pi 3 single board computer head-to-head -- comparing the hardware, then running Sysbench and other ...

1 лет назад
Raspberry Pi Robotics #1: GPIO Control

Raspberry Pi Robotics #1: GPIO Control

In this video I explain how to connect LEDs to a Raspberry Pi's general purpose input-output (GPIO) pins, and how to write Python code to turn them on and off.

5 лет назад
Raspberry Pi Model B+

Raspberry Pi Model B+

An overview of the Raspberry Pi Model B+ introduced in July 2014. Includes a comparison with the earlier Model B, building a DIY mount, and a quick look at ...

4 лет назад
Explaining 3D Scanning

Explaining 3D Scanning

3D scanner overview, plus how to scan and clean-up an object using the free apps Autodesk 123D Catch and Meshmixer. And then printing a scanned elephant ...

4 лет назад
Explaining SSDs 2014 Update

Explaining SSDs 2014 Update

This video explains the advantages, disadvantages and technologies of solid state drives (SSDs). It is produced and presented by Christopher Barnatt, author of ...

5 лет назад
LeMaker Guitar

LeMaker Guitar

My first look at the LeMaker Guitar single board computer, including an overview of the core module, the Rev.b base board, power supply requirements, and a ...

3 лет назад
3D Printing at TCT Show 2018

3D Printing at TCT Show 2018

3D printers and 3D printing innovations at the TCT Show held on 25-27 September 2018. Includes personal and industrial hardware, digital manufacturing ...

4 месяцев назад
Setting Up a Raspberry Pi

Setting Up a Raspberry Pi

How to set up a Raspberry Pi, including case options, download of NOOBS software, formatting and file extraction to SD card, first boot, installation of Raspbian, ...

5 лет назад
ODROID-XU4 Octa-Core SBC

ODROID-XU4 Octa-Core SBC

ODROID-XU4 review, setup and demo, including installation of an eMMC card, and running Linux and Android operating systems on this single board computer.

1 лет назад
Explaining SD Cards

Explaining SD Cards

This video explains SD card types, speed classes and sizes. It also includes some speed tests, and even an experiment where an SD card is frozen in a block of ...

7 лет назад
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