February 2011

  • Replication revisited

    Once an expensive option, data replication is now available in many forms and is a more affordable and effective disaster recovery option than ever.

  • Using NAS for virtual machines

    Common wisdom says you need block storage for virtual servers; but with most hypervisors supporting the NFS protocol, NAS may work just as well.

  • What you should know about global dedupe

    Global data deduplication can yield significant capacity savings, but its most attractive feature may be the architecture it's built upon.