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This tip outlines common, yet critical, storage security vulnerabilities that are often overlooked when it comes to protecting sensitive data. Continue Reading
Learn more about why there isn't a good benchmark tool to measure CIFS performance in a meaningful manner like IOPS over the network and what currently is being done to develop CIFS benchmarks. Continue Reading
This advice details whether SATA can be used for Exchange environments of about 50 people or less. Continue Reading
This advice discusses whether a LUN actually be used by two or more servers and a common application like Oracle at the same time and maintain data integrity. Continue Reading
This advice discusses the possibility of connecting a short-distance GBIC to single mode fiber and multimode fiber. Continue Reading
We've finally discovered how to store huge amounts of data in a smaller box. Now we just have to figure out how to find it all.
Planning is the most important step when setting up a tiered-storage system using lower-cost disk.Continue Reading
This tip details how to perform time-based snapshots and point-in-time data protection, how these techniques differ and appropriate uses for each. (This tip is part of our Storage 101 tip series.)Continue Reading
This advice explains the process of replicating Oracle data between a primary and secondary site.Continue Reading
Classifying data and knowing how its value changes over time will improve service levels, create a better working relationship with business units and reduce costs. (This tip is part of our Storage 101 tip series.)Continue Reading
IT departments are thirsty for storage capacity, but IT managers simply won't put up with storage that requires more physical resources.Continue Reading
Kevin Beaver offers insight on why transit is not where the security risk lies and provides recommendations on what you should focus your time, money and effort on instead.Continue Reading
Fed up with monolithic NAS boxes that don't scale? Clustering provides a way out of the management headache that's being perpetuated by some industry players.Continue Reading