Storage formats News
June 21, 2016
Persistent storage is a final hurdle for many enterprises hoping to deploy containers for traditional applications, and new plug-ins for Docker are emerging to help.
January 16, 2015
Sphere 3D promises 3 TB RDX removable drives in its new QuikStor backup appliance, acquired in its $81 million merger with Overland Storage.
February 06, 2014
The Pure Storage Forever Flash maintenance and support contract program provides free controller upgrades every three years upon contract renewal.
January 09, 2014
Flash memory storage and data center automation take center stage in this inaugural podcast with 'Modern Infrastructure' editors.
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Hyper-converged infrastructures, which combine computing, storage, networking and virtualization in the same box, promise hardware cost savings and IT efficiency. Or at least that's what hyper-convergence product vendors tout. But does the technology live up to the vendor hype? Moreover, could the promised benefits of hyper-converged systems oust conventional on-premises architectures and public cloud?
In this SearchCIO handbook, Site Editor John Moore explores the possible benefits of hyperconverged infrastructures and why some IT execs say not to focus solely on the cost benefits. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen outlines five critical questions he asked before making the decision on a hyper-convergence vendor. In our last piece, Taneja Group analyst Mike Matchett goes through the five major benefits of hyper-converged architectures.Continue Reading
Microsoft eliminates the need for expensive storage devices such as SAN with new storage formats, including an offering for SCVMM. Continue Reading
Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains throughout instances of lost power. Continue Reading
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If you're going to use block storage for cloud-based apps, there are some factors to consider. Andrew Reichman covers six in this expert answer. Continue Reading
The business of picking the right media for the data has become nothing less than a critical task. Continue Reading
Rooting Android devices creates an environment where you can see how apps behave, but it can brick devices and void their warranties. Continue Reading
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Windows expert Brien Posey explains the best way for storage to be provisioned with regard to the three-way replication feature in Hyper-V. Continue Reading
OpenStack Block Storage differs from integrated stacks of traditional block storage, says IDC analyst; it's more akin to storage virtualization. Continue Reading
VDI admins need to understand the underlying disk image files that store data in their environments. Learn about the four most common formats. Continue Reading
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Modern records management has to incorporate a range of data types, including the unstructured data that resides in email and social media. Continue Reading
Read this tip about data archiving techniques and to discover what's the best archive media for your organization: tape, disk, optical or the cloud. Continue Reading
Find out the answer to frequently asked questions about terabytes, including: What is a terabyte? What is bigger than a terabyte? Also learn about terabyte drives and management and find links to related resources. Continue Reading