March 31, 2014
Fujifilm announces availability of new its Dternity archiving system, which utilizes NAS, cloud and tape storage.
February 19, 2014
Linear Tape File System products are emerging for enterprise data archiving use, but it's unclear whether LTFS will move past its current niche.
December 06, 2013
Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut needed diverse backup support, so it chose PHD Virtual because it offered support for virtual machines and tape.
September 12, 2013
Oracle launches faster, higher-capacity StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges and LTFS software to better compete with LTO-6.
LTFS Get Started
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LTFS (Linear Tape File System) is a file system specification that allows Linear Tape-Open (LTO) storage technology to be indexed. Continue Reading
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is an open-format tape storage technology developed by Hewlett-Packard (HP), International Business Machines (IBM), and Certance. Continue Reading
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Ben Woo, founder of Neuralytix, discusses LTFS integration among major backup vendors of tape libraries in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Brien Posey discusses the slow development of Linear Tape File System products for backup or archiving in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Pre- and post-production firm Films at 59 opts for StorageDNA's DNA Evolution to manage its data on tape. Continue Reading
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The latest forecast for data storage technologies has LTFS heating up, clouds rather cool and the forecast perhaps changing for solid-state storage. Continue Reading
The Linear Tape File System spec is more than two years old, but still only used in a handful of products. Maybe SNIA's new working group will inspire LTFS product development. Continue Reading
Disk backup and remote replication have become commonplace, but don't count tape out for DR. Learn why Jon Toigo is so keen on keeping tape in your disaster recovery policy. Continue Reading
Problem Solve LTFS Issues
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Ben Woo of Neuralytix discusses what forthcoming technology will improve tape capacity, reliability and access to data in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Learn about using Linear Tape File System for archiving in this Expert Response from Brien Posey. Continue Reading
David Hill, analyst with the Mesabi Group, discusses tape’s role in active archiving. Continue Reading