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Hyper-converged architectures and other innovative storage technologies have been grabbing headlines lately, leaving many observers wondering if there might be another way to keep up with the seemingly endless growth of unstructured data.
Is it possible to bypass networks for storage in a way that is scalable, cost-effective and easy to implement? Server-based storage -- whether it is software-defined storage or server SANs -- may be the answer.
Put your computing knowledge about the various methods, benefits and drawbacks of the technology to the test.
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