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Recommended reading for understanding networking fundamental concepts
How to build a highly available data center
What you should really know about high availability
Five golden rules for backup
The inherent dangers in relying solely on LUN masking
Using NAS for one-time and ongoing transfers
Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 2
Making sure your HBAs and switches are supported and certified
Outsourcing storage management, what's available and what's needed
Recommendations for replicating data to a second data center
Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 1
Explaining the essence of disk-to-disk backup and its advantages
Setting up two backup jobs to perform simultaneously
How many TBs can be managed per FTE?
The best option for getting data between two DR data centers
Disk and tape and their advantages
Choice of LTO drive should be based on reliability
Why optical media (MO/DVD) might not be a viable DR solution?
When comparing backup/restore products, compare only what's important to you
Why everyone is using LTO
Mirroring to different subsystems via different SW/HW solutions
Data missing after upgrading to Windows XP
A look at different drive technologies
Solutions that put NAS in front of SAN
Explaining hubs and how they work
Moving large amounts of data reliably
Is data center storage growing?
The real world difference between F_port and FL_port protocols, Part 2
Switch transmitters, what are they? -- Update
The real world difference between F_port and FL_port protocols, Part 1
Connecting an IBM mainframe to a SAN
The risks of data moving over optical fiber
Discussing snapshot features
The meaning of interoperability
Is NAS sufficient to consolidate data?
What's the best way to do a server availability calculation?
Using backup and restore for DR
Looking for a device availability list and standardization
How does RAID5/parity really work?
The security risks of opening severs to the Internet to deploy NAS
Some thoughts on outsourcing intrusion detection
Reactive/proactive intrusion detection measures
The many variables of database storage
Switches and hubs, do they function the same?
Choosing the right number of FC ports on a disk subsystem
What is the best way to do zoning?
What to do when you experience odd performance characteristics on your SAN
Can you use normal LAN IP switches as the SAN layer using iSCSI?
Where to look for the most up-to-date training on NAS solutions
What criteria do you use when defining a server connection?
Trusting your offline storage DR and archiving to a tape solution
Protecting against failure of a disk array
What's preferable, disk, tape or both for DR recovery?
Paying attention to DR and the best process for recovery
What to consider when looking for a remote replication solution
DR consideration when building a SAN
Storage management software
Some of the benefits of data consolidation
How can data consolidation help administrators?
Data management/consolidation challenges
Why you should consider storage consolidation
Is encryption necessary?
Creating a hacker proof system
NAS and security
Is encrypting backup necessary?
Keeping hackers away
Looking into the future of InfiniBand
The push to iSCSI
Investing in FC technology
Talking failure in disk arrays
Balancing performance and information sharing
The probability game
Choosing a SAN or NAS
Appliance specific storage systems
Measuring storage performance
What about 100% uptime?
Protecting against disk array failure
Storage subsystem failure
Availability during migration
NetApps F810 and FC, no dice
NAS and Exchange 2002
NAS and NUS
Needing more space
Is a SAN secure?
Talking path management products
There is no QoS in FC
How does a hard disk organize data?
Is there a time out requirement?
Our products vs. their products
Cost of usable storage without software
Where to go for market share information
Alternative tape storage management
Single vs. dual SAN fabrics
What is the architecture of a SAN network?
SAN implementation and the WWN
Can I build my own NAS?