January 2005

  • Calculating available disk space in a RAID-5 set

    Learn how to calculate disk space availability for five 36 GB disks using RAID-5.

  • Calculating space for parity in RAID-5

    Brett Cooper offers advice to a reader who asked: "What are the calculations for RAID-5 in regards to the amount of space parity will consume? For instance, if I have a RAID-5 with 10 146 GB drives...

  • Will Smarts overload EMC ControlCenter?

    Users, analysts discuss the pros and cons of EMC's integration of Smarts' event automation software with ControlCenter.

  • Storage Clips: GlassHouse acquires Fortified

    GlassHouse fortifies consulting business with another acquisition; FalconStor refreshes iSCSI software; Maxtor adopts Broadcom's NAS on-a-chip; Philips unveils optical disk drive.

  • IBM cools its bricks

    IBM has found a way to keep its next-generation storage brick architecture cool by pumping water through it, but will users welcome the idea of water coursing through their data centers?

  • How to select an SRM suite

    Today's SRM tools offer a full menu of features, but before you dig in you need to know which are must-haves and which look tasty but provide little sustenance.

  • Storage Clips: StorageTek to resell Cisco switches

    StorageTek connects with Cisco; Emulex HBAs certified by HP; Apple Ships Xsan SAN File System.