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Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 1
Using NAS for one-time and ongoing transfers
Explaining the essence of disk-to-disk backup and its advantages
Data missing after upgrading to Windows XP
Why everyone is using LTO
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
A look at different drive technologies
Mirroring to different subsystems via different SW/HW solutions
Setting up two backup jobs to perform simultaneously
Why optical media (MO/DVD) might not be a viable DR solution?
When comparing backup/restore products, compare only what's important to you
Choice of LTO drive should be based on reliability
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
Explaining hubs and how they work
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?
Solutions that put NAS in front of SAN
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
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
Switches and hubs, do they function the same?
Can you use normal LAN IP switches as the SAN layer using iSCSI?
The many variables of database storage
Where to look for the most up-to-date training on NAS solutions
What criteria do you use when defining a server connection?
What's preferable, disk, tape or both for DR recovery?
Protecting against failure of a disk array
Trusting your offline storage DR and archiving to a tape solution
DR consideration when building a SAN
What to consider when looking for a remote replication solution
Paying attention to DR and the best process for recovery
Storage management software
Some of the benefits of data consolidation
Why you should consider storage consolidation
Data management/consolidation challenges
How can data consolidation help administrators?
Is encryption necessary?
Is encrypting backup necessary?
NAS and security
Creating a hacker proof system
Keeping hackers away
Looking into the future of InfiniBand
Investing in FC technology
The probability game
The push to iSCSI
Measuring storage performance
Talking failure in disk arrays
Choosing a SAN or NAS
Appliance specific storage systems
Balancing performance and information sharing
What about 100% uptime?
Protecting against disk array failure
Storage subsystem failure
Availability during migration
NAS and NUS
NAS and Exchange 2002
NetApps F810 and FC, no dice
Needing more space
Is a SAN secure?
Talking path management products
There is no QoS in FC
Is there a time out requirement?
Where to go for market share information
Alternative tape storage management
Our products vs. their products
Cost of usable storage without software
How does a hard disk organize data?
Single vs. dual SAN fabrics
What is the architecture of a SAN network?
SAN implementation and the WWN
Advantages, disadvantages of servers and mainframes
Can I build my own NAS?
ATA versus SCSI
Looking for a SAN solution for a mixed environment
Six S's to SAN
Macintosh and NAS
Rolling out a metro-wide SRDF
Using an autoloader with NAS
Programmatically determining the device path
A solution nightmare