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What you should really know about high availability
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
The inherent dangers in relying solely on LUN masking
Five golden rules for backup
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
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
Explaining the essence of disk-to-disk backup and its advantages
A look at different drive technologies
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
When comparing backup/restore products, compare only what's important to you
Why everyone is using LTO
Setting up two backup jobs to perform simultaneously
Why optical media (MO/DVD) might not be a viable DR solution?
Data missing after upgrading to Windows XP
Mirroring to different subsystems via different SW/HW solutions
Is NAS sufficient to consolidate data?
Connecting an IBM mainframe to a SAN
The risks of data moving over optical fiber
Discussing snapshot features
The meaning of interoperability
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
Solutions that put NAS in front of SAN
What's the best way to do a server availability calculation?
Reactive/proactive intrusion detection measures
How does RAID5/parity really work?
Some thoughts on outsourcing intrusion detection
The security risks of opening severs to the Internet to deploy NAS
Using backup and restore for DR
Looking for a device availability list and standardization
What criteria do you use when defining a server connection?
Can you use normal LAN IP switches as the SAN layer using iSCSI?
Choosing the right number of FC ports on a disk subsystem
What is the best way to do zoning?
Switches and hubs, do they function the same?
What to do when you experience odd performance characteristics on your SAN
The many variables of database storage
Where to look for the most up-to-date training on NAS solutions
Protecting against failure of a disk array
What's preferable, disk, tape or both for DR recovery?
Trusting your offline storage DR and archiving to a tape solution
What to consider when looking for a remote replication solution
DR consideration when building a SAN
Paying attention to DR and the best process for recovery
Some of the benefits of data consolidation
How can data consolidation help administrators?
Data management/consolidation challenges
Why you should consider storage consolidation
Storage management software
Is encrypting backup necessary?
NAS and security
Keeping hackers away
Is encryption necessary?
Creating a hacker proof system
Measuring storage performance
Looking into the future of InfiniBand
The probability game
The push to iSCSI
Balancing performance and information sharing
Choosing a SAN or NAS
Talking failure in disk arrays
Appliance specific storage systems
Investing in FC technology
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
There is no QoS in FC
Is a SAN secure?
Talking path management products
Our products vs. their products
Cost of usable storage without software
Is there a time out requirement?
Where to go for market share information
Alternative tape storage management
How does a hard disk organize data?
SAN implementation and the WWN
Single vs. dual SAN fabrics