• bit rot

    Bit rot is the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on storage media. It is also known by the names bit decay, data rot, data decay and silent corruption.

  • legacy storage

    Legacy storage is traditional storage hardware that is older and sometimes no longer sold by its vendor.

  • The yin and yang of storage

    I feel like that little girl in "The Exorcist" whose head spins around; it's hard to keep an eye on where storage is headed these days.

  • Using virtual storage, SRM to up data storage efficiency

    The most efficient use of capacity stems from proactive, granular monitoring and strategies that increase allocation flexibility.

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  • bit rot

    Bit rot is the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on storage media. It is also known by the names bit decay, data rot, data decay and silent corruption. 

  • legacy storage

    Legacy storage is traditional storage hardware that is older and sometimes no longer sold by its vendor. 

  • production data

    Production data is data that is persistently stored and essential to completing day-to-day business tasks and processes. 

  • mean time to repair (MTTR)

    Mean time to repair (MTTR) is the average time required to fix a failed component and/or device and return it to production status. 

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform is Red Hat's supported distribution of OpenStack. 

  • cache algorithm

    A cache algorithm is a detailed list of instructions that decides which items should be discarded in a computer's cache of information. 

  • soft zoning

    Soft zoning is used to allocate resources and control access in a storage-area network (SAN). 

  • Express Bay

    Express Bay is an externally accessible storage slot that is designed to accept a high-performance PCI Express (PCIe) solid-state drive (SSD), 

  • hard zoning

    Hard zoning is used to allocate resources and control access in a storage-area network (SAN). 

  • read cache

    A read cache is a computer storage component that temporarily keeps a copy of data from a slower permanent storage location in order to accelerate the fulfillment of future requests for the data.