A primer for DASD
Part 1: When is a server a good SAN candidate?
Finding the right place for file and print servers
Administration issues to consider when choosing SAN/NAS
A look at NAS product features
Looking for basic storage metrics
Part 2: When is a server a good SAN candidate?
Moving e-mail storage from DAS to NAS
Advice on how to choose the right NAS for you
Working with third party and extended copy
What about D2D with iSCSI SANs?
In RAID-5, can parity information be exceeded?
Storage acquisition and the decision making process
How much storage is utilized with RAID-5?
Using provisioning tools
Taking a look at the new generation of serial ATA arrays
The price per managed GB/month for a SAN
Agentless discovery and SANs
Compatibility issue when adding tape capacity to a SAN
The current state of tape SAN failover
SANs, distance and the speed of light
Taking a look at NAS server options
Looking at the cost of purchasing SAN/NAS storage
Pooled SAN storage for NAS
Problems with Lotus files on a NAS device
No easy formula to calculate storage capacity
What is NAS and why would it be implemented in a SAN environment?
Looking for economical backup software
Educating yourself on the deployment of network storage
Eight warning signs you may need to consolidate your data
Different types of disasters and how to protect your data
Looking for HA comparison software
Running a second daily backup
Remote data software
Troubles with burning software
Using NetBackup with different servers
HA is in the eye of the beholder
A few ways to encourage end users to manage their data
Questions you should ask when evaluating storage management products
Striking a balance between corporate and personal data
SAN/NAS encryption complexity
The trend toward data mobility
VPN products for encrypting data in flight
Looking for a DLM for general case filers
Where are storage networks headed?
Storage management software for offline, nearline and online storage
Where is the industry going with storage management tool?
Steps to take to evaluate and prioritize data you are managing
Managing user quotas, a touchy subject
Six questions to ask about future and existing security plans
DVDs may be best bet for long-term data backup
Which is best, hardware- or software-based replication?
A seven-step approach to data replication -- Part 2
The doctor is in: A six-step prescription for SAN backup
A seven-step approach to data replication -- Part 1
Mixing Fibre SANs with fiber IP networks
Appliance wars -- In-band or out-of-band
How many operating systems can a SAN handle?
What's the purpose of gatekeeper volumes in EMC Symmetrix?
2003 storage management predictions: Consolidation and Cisco boost in FC switching
Consider integrated management with your low-cost primary storage
2003 networking A to Z predictions: Software clarification and virtual SANs -- Part 2
Any published storage management best practices?
2003 networking A to Z predictions: Software clarification and virtual SANs -- Part 1
Contact vendor for error message troubleshooting
Securing data with IP SANs
Looking at two-way replication methods
What to do when trying to connect SAN to separate IP networks
How to split a single fabric SAN and provide a fully redundant solution
Using an Oracle DB in a SAN environment
Using a NAS to reduce admin tasks
The art of adding LUNs
What about consolidating data tape to tape?
Does VMS work under NAS?
The best way to identify SAN partition settings
Software-based vs. hardware-based replication solutions
Creating and allocating storage as needed
How many HBA adapters are required in a SAN environment for backup and restore policies?
Are people backing up data to a mainframe?
2003 security predictions: Security will define its enterprise role
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 2
2003 high availability predictions: Repurpose clustering software
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 2
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 2
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 1
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 1
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 1
2003 consolidation/data management predictions: CRM/SRM becomes more critical
2003 storage management predictions: Think outside the infrastructure box
Recommended reading for understanding networking fundamental concepts
How to calculate the availability of an entire network?
Seven ways to configure failover management software
What's a native Fibre Channel and it's benefits?
Figuring the number of IP addresses for a two-node cluster
How to build a highly available data center
What you should really know about high availability
The inherent dangers in relying solely on LUN masking
Five golden rules for backup
Using NAS for one-time and ongoing transfers