• June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    content-addressed storage (CAS)

    Content-addressed storage (CAS) is a method of providing fast access to fixed content (data that is not expected to be updated) by assigning it a permanent place on disk. CAS makes data retrieval straightforward by storing it in such a way that an ...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    column address strobe

    In computer memory technology, CAS (column address strobe) is a signal sent to a dynamic random access memory (DRAM) that tells it that an associated address is a column address. A data bit in DRAM is stored in a cell located by the intersection of...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Storage management tips: What's hot this summer?

    Evaluating VTL products, comparing SAN and NAS, data retention, cable management and SRM are issues that are our readers are sweating these days.  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Storage Clips: EMC acquires nLayers

    EMC has snapped up nLayers for application discovery, extending its OEM agreement with the company.  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Best practices for purchasing NAS devices

    Purchasing NAS storage isn't easy. These best practices will help you get the most from your NAS investment.  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Introduction to data storage management

    Storage is a resource, and it must be allocated and managed as a resource in order to truly benefit a corporation. Successful data storage management strategies leverage a suite of tools to configure, provision, archive and report storage activities...  Continue Reading

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Tutorial on disk arrays

    A storage array provides a standalone platform where disks can be gathered into groups of up to hundreds of disks. A storage array can protect valuable corporate data by implementing RAID features. An array can contain a variety of drive types, ...  Continue Reading