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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
Fluid Cache for SAN brings low-latency server-based caching of hot data to Dell's Compellent storage arrays.
The decision to buy an all-flash storage array depends on finances; use case; and needs for performance, functionality and scalability.
Your apps might be begging for flash storage performance, but you'll have to decide where to put it, how much you'll need and how it should be used.
New virtualized server environments created hypervisor-aware storage systems. But some products are more hypervisor-aware than others.
Nutanix upgrades operating system for its hyper-converged storage platform, adding post-process deduplication for data on hard disk drives.
Atlantis Computing's ILIO USX could be offered as a joint offering with VMware's Virtual SAN. Find out how it can improve capacity and performance.
Use these seven questions from analyst Arun Taneja to help you in your quest to choose the right cloud provider for your environment.
Analyst Arun Taneja explains how to establish suitable workloads and use cases for a public cloud environment.
Object storage is a popular choice for moving storage to the cloud, but it can present a number of challenges. This tip presents three alternatives.
Paul Kirvan discusses whether a tabletop exercise is sufficient for disaster recovery testing and issues that tabletop exercises should address.
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan offers some best practices for call center disaster recovery testing in this Expert Answer.
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan offers some best practices for call center disaster recovery planning in this Expert Answer.
Eric Slack of Storage Switzerland discusses whether it is necessary to back up data stored in file sync services in this Expert Response.
George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses whether specialized tools are necessary to back up Linux environments.
Independent backup expert Brien Posey details what causes CommVault Simpana error 91:29 and how to resolve it 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.