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Combining RAID levels on the same RAID card
The workings of a single enterprise subsystem
Defining passwords, firewalls and encryption
The difference between SCSI and FC protocols
Integrating with AD
Estimated data growth in 2003
Determining the fastest RAID-0 array arrangement
NAS devices being used for Oracle datafiles
Bits & Bytes: Researching NAS for consolidation, data replication
What about D2D with iSCSI SANs?
A primer for DASD
In RAID-5, can parity information be exceeded?
Storage acquisition and the decision making process
Administration issues to consider when choosing SAN/NAS
Advice on how to choose the right NAS for you
Working with third party and extended copy
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
Finding the right place for file and print servers
Part 1: When is a server a good SAN candidate?
How much storage is utilized with RAID-5?
Taking a look at the new generation of serial ATA arrays
Using provisioning tools
The current state of tape SAN failover
Compatibility issue when adding tape capacity to a SAN
The price per managed GB/month for a SAN
Agentless discovery and SANs
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
What is NAS and why would it be implemented in a SAN environment?
No easy formula to calculate storage capacity
Problems with Lotus files on a NAS device
Educating yourself on the deployment of network storage
Looking for economical backup software
Eight warning signs you may need to consolidate your data
Different types of disasters and how to protect your data
Remote data software
Running a second daily backup
Using NetBackup with different servers
HA is in the eye of the beholder
Troubles with burning software
Looking for HA comparison software
Striking a balance between corporate and personal data
SAN/NAS encryption complexity
Questions you should ask when evaluating storage management products
The trend toward data mobility
A few ways to encourage end users to manage their data
VPN products for encrypting data in flight
Where are storage networks headed?
Looking for a DLM for general case filers
Steps to take to evaluate and prioritize data you are managing
Managing user quotas, a touchy subject
Where is the industry going with storage management tool?
Storage management software for offline, nearline and online storage
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 1
Mixing Fibre SANs with fiber IP networks
The doctor is in: A six-step prescription for SAN backup
A seven-step approach to data replication -- Part 2
What's the purpose of gatekeeper volumes in EMC Symmetrix?
2003 storage management predictions: Consolidation and Cisco boost in FC switching
How many operating systems can a SAN handle?
2003 networking A to Z predictions: Software clarification and virtual SANs -- Part 1
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?
Contact vendor for error message troubleshooting
How many HBA adapters are required in a SAN environment for backup and restore policies?
Are people backing up data to a mainframe?
What about consolidating data tape to tape?
The art of adding LUNs
Creating and allocating storage as needed
The best way to identify SAN partition settings
Software-based vs. hardware-based replication solutions
Using a NAS to reduce admin tasks
Looking at two-way replication methods
Does VMS work under NAS?
How to split a single fabric SAN and provide a fully redundant solution
Using an Oracle DB in a SAN environment
Securing data with IP SANs
What to do when trying to connect SAN to separate IP networks
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 1
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 2
2003 high availability predictions: Repurpose clustering software
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 2
2003 storage management predictions: Think outside the infrastructure box
2003 security predictions: Security will define its enterprise role
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 2
2003 consolidation/data management predictions: CRM/SRM becomes more critical
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