Storage Soup

Storage optimization

  • Automated tiering: Enabler for storage consolidation

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 26 Jul 2011
  • Storage tiering, where data is automatically placed and migrated between different storage media, improves the performance of a system by exploiting the access characteristics of data. However, the ...

  • 3PAR, IBM upgrade provisioning features

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Nov 2009
  • 3PA actually beefed up its storage virtualization and provisioning features today without using the word “thin.” The vendor that pioneered thin provisioning rolled out three applications for ...

  • EMC, IBM, thin provisioning and wild animals

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Apr 2008
  • My daily rounds of the storage industry web this morning brought me to The Storage Anarchist, a blog by an EMCer that I often find interesting. As it turns out, one of my articles was in his sights ...

  • How much data deletion is enough?

    Billy Hurley 12 Jun 2007
  • We all know that deleting a file doesn't actually "delete" anything. Deletion only marks the file's clusters as free for re-use -- data actually remains tucked away within the sectors of each ...

  • Vista to make WAN optimization a thing of the past?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Apr 2007
  • TechTarget's networking reporter Andrew R. Hickey wrote an insightful piece on WAN optimization technologies embedded in Microsoft Windows Vista and Longhorn Server and how they could make ...