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June 2011

  • Tape makes a comeback (but was it ever gone?)

    Somebody out there is spreading rumors about the death of tape, but there’s plenty of life left in this venerable storage technology.

  • Centera: End of an era, or end of an error?

    With its Centera storage system, EMC was the standard-bearer for content-addressable storage; but the proprietary nature of the product is wearing thin.

  • Managing storage for virtual server environments

    Virtual servers and storage systems don’t have to exist in separate worlds; new tools and plug-ins provide single-console management of both virtual servers and storage.

  • Pare down primary storage

    Data deduplication is moving from backup to primary storage. Dedupe’s great for trimming primary data stores, but there are other technologies that can do the job.