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Erasure coding and multi-copy mirroring for HDD failure

A hard disk drive failure can put bytes of data at risk. Is multi-copy mirroring or erasure coding the more efficient data protection approach?


How do I make a decision on open source object storage?

Expert Marc Staimer outlines the requirements and risks associated with open source object storage.


Expert video clip: How to limit the number of copies

Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses RAID, erasure coding as tools for reducing the number of copies of data taking up space in your storage.


Optimize capacity with storage thin provisioning

Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses how thin provisioning is helpful for capacity optimization, in a time where more data than ever is being kept.

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