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Application-aware storage News
December 18, 2017
Disruption in the enterprise storage market appears unlikely to subside anytime soon. AI analytics, cloud, HCI, mergers and NVMe flash highlight key themes heading into 2018.
January 17, 2017
Carnegie Institution for Science's embryology department manages research data with Qumulo Core data-aware NAS storage, taking advantage of advanced analytics.
May 01, 2015
With flash and virtualization technologies becoming readily available, the time has come for storage to evolve from data dumb to data aware.
August 19, 2014
The vendor comes out of stealth with Discovery hybrid storage arrays that offer real-time data governance and data protection capabilities.
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Application-aware storage is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization patterns. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey explains the importance of application-aware checkpoints and how they differ from hypervisor snapshots. Continue Reading
Server virtualization leads to unpredictable workloads. Application-aware storage could be the answer. Continue Reading
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Big data analysis and the internet of things are helping produce more intelligent storage infrastructure. Continue Reading
Expert Jacob Gsoedl outlines some key areas of hypervisor-aware support to help you align vendors' virtual roadmaps with your requirements. Continue Reading
New virtualized server environments created hypervisor-aware storage systems. But some products are more hypervisor-aware than others. Continue Reading
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The advent of data persistence in containers necessitates having data backup in containers. Here's how this is being done and which vendors are leading the way. Continue Reading
Data storage types that offer a flexible infrastructure and intelligent data are proving more beneficial than speed or scale alone. Continue Reading
When traditional storage hardware can't handle virtualized workloads, VM-aware storage can be used as an alternative. But could VMware VVOLs solve the problem instead? Continue Reading
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Expert Jacob Gsoedl outlines the various techniques hypervisor-aware storage systems use to achieve acceptable performance in virtual environments. Continue Reading
Virtual storage appliances and VM-aware storage both cater to virtual environments, but in different ways, explains expert Phil Goodwin. Continue Reading
The new vStorage APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA) improve visibility into storage arrays that support VMware environments. In this tip, find out how VASA can help admins better manage storage. Continue Reading