Creating and allocating storage as needed
The best way to identify SAN partition settings
How to split a single fabric SAN and provide a fully redundant solution
Using an Oracle DB in a SAN environment
How many HBA adapters are required in a SAN environment for backup and restore policies?
Looking at two-way replication methods
2003 storage management predictions: Think outside the infrastructure box
2003 high availability predictions: Repurpose clustering software
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 2
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 2
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 2
2003 security predictions: Security will define its enterprise role
2003 consolidation/data management predictions: CRM/SRM becomes more critical
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 1
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 1
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 1
Recommended reading for understanding networking fundamental concepts
How to calculate the availability of an entire network?
Seven ways to configure failover management software
What's a native Fibre Channel and it's benefits?
Figuring the number of IP addresses for a two-node cluster
How to build a highly available data center
What you should really know about high availability
The inherent dangers in relying solely on LUN masking
Outsourcing storage management, what's available and what's needed
Using NAS for one-time and ongoing transfers
Making sure your HBAs and switches are supported and certified
Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 1
Recommendations for replicating data to a second data center
Explaining the essence of disk-to-disk backup and its advantages
Why optical media (MO/DVD) might not be a viable DR solution?
Data missing after upgrading to Windows XP
Mirroring to different subsystems via different SW/HW solutions
How many TBs can be managed per FTE?
When comparing backup/restore products, compare only what's important to you
Choice of LTO drive should be based on reliability
A look at different drive technologies
Setting up two backup jobs to perform simultaneously
Is NAS sufficient to consolidate data?
Connecting an IBM mainframe to a SAN
The risks of data moving over optical fiber
The real world difference between F_port and FL_port protocols, Part 1
Explaining hubs and how they work
The real world difference between F_port and FL_port protocols, Part 2
Switch transmitters, what are they? -- Update
Discussing snapshot features
The meaning of interoperability
Moving large amounts of data reliably
Is data center storage growing?
Solutions that put NAS in front of SAN
What's the best way to do a server availability calculation?
How does RAID5/parity really work?
Some thoughts on outsourcing intrusion detection
The security risks of opening severs to the Internet to deploy NAS
Using backup and restore for DR
Looking for a device availability list and standardization
Reactive/proactive intrusion detection measures
Can you use normal LAN IP switches as the SAN layer using iSCSI?
Using solid-state disks as a solution for mechanical HDD arrays in a SAN
Choosing the right number of FC ports on a disk subsystem
What is the best way to do zoning?
Where to look for the most up-to-date training on NAS solutions
Switches and hubs, do they function the same?
What criteria do you use when defining a server connection?
The many variables of database storage
What to do when you experience odd performance characteristics on your SAN
DR consideration when building a SAN
What to consider when looking for a remote replication solution
Paying attention to DR and the best process for recovery
Protecting against failure of a disk array
Data management/consolidation challenges
How can data consolidation help administrators?
Why you should consider storage consolidation
Storage management software
Some of the benefits of data consolidation
NAS and security
Is encrypting backup necessary?
Is encryption necessary?
Keeping hackers away
Creating a hacker proof system
Balancing performance and information sharing
Investing in FC technology
The probability game
Looking into the future of InfiniBand
Talking failure in disk arrays
Choosing a SAN or NAS
Appliance specific storage systems
Measuring storage performance
The push to iSCSI
What about 100% uptime?
Protecting against disk array failure
Storage subsystem failure
NetApps F810 and FC, no dice
NAS and NUS
Availability during migration
Needing more space
NAS and Exchange 2002