Storage Technology Tips | Page 29


  • Looking ahead at 2004

    Jamie Gruener gives suggestions on how to better manage your storage environment in the year ahead, and offers preditctions and New Years's resolutions designed to help you do so.

  • Resource guide to disk-based backup

    Resource guide to disk-based backup

  • Clustered distributed storage systems

    This tip examines going beyond the usual clustered distributed storage systems.

  • Case of disappearing network adapter

    Learn how to performing a restore under Windows 2000 without making your network adapter disappear.

  • Regulatory compliance and security

    With compliance deadlines looming overhead, Dr. Ahuja brings to light some of the key issues IT managers/admins need to be aware of when it comes to compliance and data security.

  • Troubleshooting Fibre Channel host bus

    Installing HBAs to connect a desktop system to a SAN doesn't always go smoothly. This tip will help you get the HBA working in short order.

  • Is low-cost FC finally here?

    You've been shelling out a pretty penny for Fibre Channel. But, are those days over? This tip exposes some bargain basement FC options.

  • RDC vs. SDC replication methods

    Backup and availability experts describe the difference between using a replicated data cluster (RDC) versus a shared data cluster (SDC), and why one is better.

  • Establishing strong failover, Pt. 3

    In this last installment, authors and high availability experts spend time describing the critical elements you need to move to the backup or takeover server scenario.

  • Establishing strong failover, Pt. 1

    In this series, authors and data availability experts Evan Marcus and Hal Stern describe the fundamentals required to establish secure failover and restores when servers fail.

  • Establishing strong failover, Pt. 2

    In the second part of this series, authors and data availability experts provide a basic set of criteria that should be met for a successful server failover to take place.

  • Set up RAID on tape

    How do you get better tape performance? Why not try setting up a tape RAID system? This tip explains how to get it done.

  • Storage mgmt: Prepare for the future

    Which trends will impact future storage management efforts? What can you do now to prepare for them? Yankee Group analyst and storage management expert Jamie Gruener explains.

  • New FC-AL technology ushers in SBOD

    New technology puts what amounts to an FC-AL switch and allows the controller to establish point-to-point connections between a storage device and the controller.

  • Resource guide to snapshots

    Learn what the experts are saying about where and when to use snapshot technology as part of your backup and disaster recovery architecture.

  • SATA storage systems

    SATA storage systems and the risk factor

  • Make sure you inventory your tapes

    Some advice on conducting periodic inventories of your tapes.

  • Startups have better NAS alternatives

    Some NAS startups are coming to market with some interesting NAS alternatives that may have the traditional players a bit worried.

  • Managing costs in data protection

    Jon Toigo describes the detailed TCO analysis developed by a storage manager of a high-end banking institution in order to justify the company's costs for data protection.

  • The SNIA shared storage model

    You need to know about this new standard in the market.