Storage provisioning News
September 11, 2015
According to Gilt's senior systems engineer, the online shopping site can provision storage faster and at a lower cost using Zadara VSPA in AWS.
August 25, 2015
Soon after adding VMware VADP support, Catalogic Software's ECX copy data management software will support IBM FlashSystem and Storwize arrays.
August 03, 2015
Storing important data in the cloud is a non-starter for many organizations. There are number of reasons for this, including legislation, risk and compliance. Oh, and of course, cost. For those organizations, an on-premises cloud could be a promising alternative. In other words, building a storage system that offers the key attributes of cloud storage while avoiding all that scary stuff. In our cover story, you'll find out what it takes to build an on-premises cloud system, the technologies required and what an on-prem cloud offers that traditional storage does not.
Backup is no longer simply copying data in case something goes wrong. Nowadays, the bleeding edge of backup is about meeting the demands of the "always-on" data center. It wasn't too long ago that meeting these types of demands seemed impossible, but that is changing. You'll find out about the new technologies and approaches that are addressing modern data protection challenges.
Building an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan requires a detailed analysis of the types of risks it will need to protect against and the impact those risks represent. With our step-by-step roadmap, learn where to focus DR resources and how much to invest in building and maintaining those resources.
May 13, 2015
Gridstore HyperConverged OS has been expanded for Windows shops and gives midsize enterprises a way to stand up a private cloud with Azure Pack.
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In some scenarios, more than one LUN per server makes sense. In others, it's better to maintain a one-to-one ratio. So which is better? Continue Reading
As storage tries to catch up to the rest of the data center, VMware Virtual Volumes are helping to get there and support the trend toward software-defined storage. Continue Reading
Virtualization has changed data centers, and now storage is changing to meet the new demands VMs place on IT administrators. Continue Reading
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When it comes to deploying and managing VVOLs, administrators have an option between the vSphere Web Client or the ESXCLI. Continue Reading
In this Storage Decisions clip, Jon Toigo discusses the problems with software-defined storage and how SDS management may be more complex than it appears. Continue Reading
FlashSystem 840 and V840 are all-flash storage systems from IBM that use Variable Stripe RAID for high performance in case of failure. Continue Reading
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In order for VVOLs to work, both VMware and storage array vendors must provide a series of components that can operate with one another. Continue Reading
When traditional storage hardware can't handle virtualized workloads, VM-aware storage can be used as an alternative. But could VMware VVOLs solve the problem instead? Continue Reading
SCVMM 2012 R2 plays a vital role in managing your Hyper-V infrastructure. Learn how to set it up properly to avoid potential problems. Continue Reading
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VMware VVOLs could be the elixir traditional external storage systems need to gain ground on VM-centric storage and hyper-converged products. Continue Reading
Right sizing physical server capacities is the key to a successful server virtualization deployment. An expert lists down key server sizing lookouts. Continue Reading
Plug-ins were each a separate install – now they are bundled all together in a single installer – and NetApp have adopted the Virtual Storage Console as the moniker to cover a whole range of functionality. Continue Reading