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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
New all-flash storage array models from IBM, Violin Memory and Kaminario follow trend of boosting data reduction and management features, adding higher capacity options.
A BriForum session on getting the most out of your solid-state drives for a virtual desktop infrastructure raises interesting points about what to look for in an SSD warranty.
Online marketer Pentius turned to server flash cache to accelerate performance for OLTP, with an assist from PernixData FVP clustering software.
Gridstore beefs up capacity for its Hyper-V storage arrays and integrates management through Microsoft Windows Systems Center.
NCS launches hyper-converged systems with storage, compute and networking to handle a virtual desktop infrastructure with up to 5,000 VMs.
If you're still buying separate servers, network and storage, you might consider converged infrastructure systems as a modern alternative.
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Analyst George Crump explains the best way to deal with the upfront costs and security issues that come with switching cloud storage providers.
IBM expands its SoftLayer services with Elastic Storage on Cloud, using GPFS and Watson technology.
RackWare turns its cloud application migration software into an automated DR tool by adding failback, failover and building on migration.
In this Storage Decisions video, find out why Jon Toigo says that automation is necessary for resource pooling and how virtualization adds complexity.
In this Storage Decisions presentation, Jon Toigo discusses the impact of server virtualization on IT professionals.
Virtual servers require a new approach to backup and recovery. Brien Posey looks at the products which offer virtual backups.
EMC data protection president Guy Churchward says EMC can deliver Data Domain as a virtual appliance and discusses plans for cloud-to-cloud backup and data protection services inside ViPR.
The line between endpoint data protection and file sync and share has blurred as endpoint backup products can access protected data from devices beyond laptops.
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.