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October 15, 2020
The Druva Cloud Platform now features NAS support that can automatically tier to cold storage and exclude data that doesn't need protection, cutting down on costs.
September 24, 2020
Vast Data LightSpeed combines bulk QLC SSD storage with Intel Optane acceleration. The system supports Nvidia beta technology allowing writes from storage to GPU.
August 27, 2020
NetApp storage growth was modest last quarter, despite the pandemic, but not sufficient to forestall layoffs. The cuts include engineers and sales professionals at SolidFire.
August 18, 2020
Established as a systems integrator, iXsystems sells open source NAS appliances. A single software code now unifies the TrueNAS Enterprise and TrueNAS Core versions.
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Unified storage -- sometimes called network unified storage or multiprotocol storage -- is a storage system that makes it possible to run and manage files and applications from a single device. Continue Reading
Compare SAN and NAS and find out what to consider when using each storage system format. Object storage and the cloud are also affecting the storage options that are available. Continue Reading
CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an Internet Protocol-based file-sharing protocol. Continue Reading
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Should you use InfiniBand or RDMA over Converged Ethernet as an interconnect? We discuss each technology's effect on performance features such as latency, IOPS and throughput. Continue Reading
It's easy to tell when it's time to modernize your storage infrastructure if you know the warning signs. Find out what they are and how Liberty Mutual Insurance handled its upgrade. Continue Reading
It's not easy to choose and deploy a data storage infrastructure system. Take this test to find out if you're ready to assess whether DAS, NAS or SAN is right for your business. Continue Reading
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The storage network is key to solving latency problems. Get the big picture on NVMe-oF issues and the roles of performance monitoring and high-performance interconnects. Continue Reading
Object storage and scale-out NAS are both highly scalable and built to handle large amounts of unstructured data. Which one is best suited for your environment? Continue Reading
Zoning can be set up according to server, storage and SAN switch. Discover what type of zoning to use, how zone sets extend SAN segmentation and about the various zoning schemas. Continue Reading
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Whether justified or simply because the technology was misunderstood, backing up NAS devices was once considered a challenge. Now, you have several options for proper NAS backup. Continue Reading
RAID can enable better data storage performance and higher availability, and there are many different types of RAID. Read about the different levels of RAID and where they work best. Continue Reading
As storage continues to evolve, many readers still are curious about the basics. In 2018, common data storage concerns included RAID, capacity and different storage architectures. Continue Reading