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August 01, 2018
Updated Alluxio open source storage software homes in on portability across multiple big data object stores. Applications access Alluxio as mountable file storage.
October 06, 2017
Storage startup updates data management software with additional policy-based data migration options, more granular analytics and GDPR-focused confinement capabilities.
September 14, 2017
Doubling the capacity from the previous generation, LTO-8 will present a strong option for data archiving. Tape systems can be an effective piece of tiered storage, officials say.
August 22, 2017
IoFabric Vicinity combines quality of service, snapshots and replication in a software-defined storage application to manage storage across primary, backup and archive tiers.
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Microsoft expert and SearchStorage.com contributor Brien Posey addresses key challenges to creating storage tiers in Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
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A good archiving process provides the automation needed to deliver the necessary application granularity while minimizing the impact to IT operations. Continue Reading