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Storage tiering News
October 06, 2017
Storage startup updates data management software with additional policy-based data migration options, more granular analytics and GDPR-focused confinement capabilities.
September 14, 2017
Doubling the capacity from the previous generation, LTO-8 will present a strong option for data archiving. Tape systems can be an effective piece of tiered storage, officials say.
August 22, 2017
IoFabric Vicinity combines quality of service, snapshots and replication in a software-defined storage application to manage storage across primary, backup and archive tiers.
June 12, 2017
MapR expands beyond analytics into the enterprise storage market with an exabyte-scale data store designed to manage files and containers in data centers and across clouds.
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Data migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems. Continue Reading
Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or tape. Continue Reading
Some enterprises are using public cloud storage as a tier for secondary storage or archived data, but Scott Sinclair advises caution before taking the leap. Continue Reading
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Capitalize on flash with interactive, online secondary data storage architectures that make a lot more data available for business while maximizing flash investment. Continue Reading
There are many factors to consider when choosing between caching and tiering storage techniques to optimize storage. Knowing how and when to use either can make a big difference. Continue Reading
The lines between primary and secondary storage and applications such as hyper-convergence remain blurry. But they are a starting point for further discussion. Continue Reading
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Effective user-centric data storage management eases copy data management and object storage uptake while enabling secondary storage services to evolve. Continue Reading
You can keep your storage investments in place, allow for capacity increases, and solve performance and application problems, while gathering data to plan for new growth. Continue Reading
If you're using a flash-based storage system, you're familiar with caching and tiering to accelerate data. Storage tiering is used in hybrid flash storage systems to separate active and inactive data. Active data is kept on the flash tier, while ... Continue Reading
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Microsoft expert and SearchStorage.com contributor Brien Posey addresses key challenges to creating storage tiers in Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
Once you've determined the specific data archiving needs of your organization, you'll have to sift through existing products to find the best fit. Continue Reading
A good archiving process provides the automation needed to deliver the necessary application granularity while minimizing the impact to IT operations. Continue Reading