Primary storage capacity optimization News
June 05, 2015
Our annual Purchasing Intentions survey paints a rosier picture than last year for storage managers trying to stretch budgets to cover capacity needs.
May 01, 2015
One of the distinguishing features of object storage systems is their ability to package more metadata with each object they store. That metadata could be used to restrict access, define a file's lifecycle and its ultimate disposition. Other storage...
September 16, 2014
Permabit puts data reduction on its add-on appliance, but which vendors will sign on to sell it?
August 19, 2014
Violin Memory adds support for inline deduplication and compression with launch of Concerto 2200 appliance for NFS environments targeting virtual desktop infrastructure and virtual servers.
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Erasure coding (EC) is a method of data protection in which data is broken into fragments, expanded and encoded with redundant data pieces, and stored across a set of different locations, such as disks, storage nodes or geographic locations. Continue Reading
Expert Jon Toigo explains how virtual SAN vendors such as DataCore and StarWind aggregate storage capacity to better make use of cache memory. Continue Reading
Definition: In the enterprise, primary storage holds data that is in active use. Continue Reading
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Unified storage systems that can host block and file are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to NAS. Continue Reading
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Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses RAID, erasure coding as tools for reducing the number of copies of data taking up space in your storage. Continue Reading
Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses the benefits of deduplication and compression in this Storage Decisions New York video. Continue Reading
Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses how thin provisioning is helpful for capacity optimization, in a time where more data than ever is being kept. Continue Reading
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Storage systems get smarter thanks to object stores and metadata, which are enhancing intelligence of scale-out storage systems. Continue Reading
Analyst Jon Toigo's series of tips on common data reduction approaches will help IT pros make better use of their capacity. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo explains how an information lifecycle management strategy helps classify data so it can live on the most appropriate storage. Continue Reading