According to Whatis.com, storage provisioning is the process of assigning storage, usually in the form of server disk drive space, in order to optimize the performance of a storage area network (SAN). Traditionally, this has been done by the SAN administrator, and it can be a tedious process.
And that's where SearchStorage.com is going to pick up on that definition. Is provisioning a tedious process? Ask any storage admin and they'd no doubt concur. Hopefully with these articles, tips and expert advice on provisioning we can help take a bit of the 'T' out of tedious.
Six requirements for successful provisioning
Best practices for provisioning storage
Part one: Simplifying the storage management process
Is storage automation a bust?
Using provisioning tools
Make sense of SAN management software
Can you really trust automation?
Leading policies and strategies regarding storage management
Lesson 2: Best practices: Storage management operations
Choosing the right provisioning solution
IBM provisioning lab offers hands-on experience
NetApp eases storage provisioning pain
Startup steals a win with thin provisioning
HDS updates software, adds another box
EMC draws battle line with iSCS
IBM ups interoperability of SAN File System
AppIQ tackles provisioning
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