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Data Storage Management
Are you on top when it comes to data management? Take our final exam and evaluate your knowledge
of data management strategies. This test isn't for the weak, so you might want to do a bit of
studying first by checking out our new Data Management All-in-One
Guide. All of the answers can be found in its content. (Note: Type all answers using
The purpose of this practice is to create a pool of virtual storage that is allocated
to users in the conventional fashion. (Hint: two words)
When provisioning, what need to be concatenated for flexibility?
The move to tiered storage started in what year?
According to storage expert Tony Asaro, there are different approaches to storage
virtualization. Name one.
This type of storage is a basic reorganization of corporate data assets onto a variety
of storage media within the enterprise.
Virtualization in this type of fabric can improve manageability, maintain security,
improve utilization, simplify troubleshooting and ease disruptions during upgrades or
What do all analysts agree is a key selling point of switch-based storage
The data management aspect of compliance includes several elements, name one.
Compliance regulation is fundamentally about managing data risk, what is one of the
primary risks to be addressed?
Your answer: Hint: two words
The type of data used to populate databases like CommVault's CTE is called
So, are you on top of the data managemente game? E-mail us and let us know!
28 Feb 2007
Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses which operating systems provide TRIM support in this Expert Answer.
OCZ Technology's pending bankruptcy filing may start a public-auction bidding war among disk manufacturers looking for entrance into the SSD market.
This year, solid-state flash storage joined mainstream storage conversations. These five stories include technologies that are shaping flash use.
Virtual server storage threw a monkey wrench into the works of supervising storage, but a well-assembled toolkit can restore comprehensive management.
Startup Maxta ships storage software that can replace a traditional SAN for VM storage by aggregating capacity and compute on commodity servers.
Sanbolic's CEO says Sanbolic has been working in the SDS space a decade longer than the buzz phrase has been around.
When designing a private cloud using object storage, you need to consider the data that will live on it, and how data will be migrated and recalled.
The demise of Nirvanix drives home the need for a cloud exit strategy when using cloud storage services.
Cloud storage customers, including those burned by Nirvanix's closure, said they look at the cloud differently after the provider's sudden demise.
Data protection must be considered part of the IT and corporate culture for business continuity and disaster recovery plans to succeed.
Involving vendors in your business continuity planning process helps ensure that critical resources are available when they are needed most.
DR has become tougher due to ever-changing virtual environments. Ensure your disaster recovery plan testing runs smoothly with DR monitoring tools.
Marc Staimer of Dragon Slayer Consulting compares crash-consistent and application-consistent backups of virtual machines in this Expert Answer.
Independent IT expert Brien Posey discusses what needs to be protected in order to perform an application restore from a backup in this Expert Answer.
Brien Posey discusses who is using deduplicating disk arrays today and the latest dedupe tools in this Expert Answer.
News of a Nirvanix partnership filled in some details about Dell's cloud storage strategy, but the company still treats its cloud plans as a secret.
In our latest Storage Radio podcast, SearchStorage.com editors discuss the Riverbed Whitewater cloud data backup appliance for enterprise backups.
Deduplication is an important strategy for disaster recovery. Learn more about data dedupe solutions in this expert tip by Paul Kirvan.
Learn the benefits of becoming a Hitachi Data Systems reseller partner with our Partner Program Checklist.
Learn the benefits of becoming a Yosemite Technologies reseller partner with our Partner Program Checklist.
Learn about data management software vendor CommVault, Inc.'s partner program in this standardized checklist.