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Snaphot technology tutorial
"Snapshot technology is commonly used to enhance data backup systems and dramatically shorten recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs). In this issue, expert Marc Staimer explains how snapshot implementations can vary, and what those differences could mean to your environment."
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Our latest Storage Purchasing Intentions survey suggests that there may be a glimmer of hope for the economy based on storage managers purchase plans.
Snapshots are used to enhance backup systems and shorten RTOs and RPOs. But you need to know how snapshots can vary, and what those differences could mean to your environment.
More and more shops are archiving their email, which is good thing considering ever-escalating message traffic and stringent compliance regulations.
If you thought you knew cloud storage, think again. With scores of vendors touting internal storage clouds, we'll give you the lowdown on what makes a storage cloud "internal."
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With the parallel file system pNFS now part of the NFS 4.1 protocol, NAS storage will shift into a higher gear.
There's a lot to like about cloud storage, and its benefits in terms of cost savings and convenience are attractive. But there are some residual effects you should consider.