Deduplication

Deduplication

Designing an All-Flash Data Management Strategy - Thanks to decreasing flash media pricing and data efficiency technologies like deduplication, all-flash arrays are now commonplace in many data centers. In most cases though, the purchases of first generation all-flash arrays were to solve a specific performance problem. Now
Utility vs. Solution – What’s Best for Enterprise Cloud Migration? - When IT needs to get something done once, or just occasionally, software utilities are a quick and easy way to accomplish the task at hand. Sometimes though, IT needs something more, a solution that will become part of the data
How Do You Manage Petabytes of Data? - Managing petabytes of data is fundamentally harder than managing terabytes. Getting management wrong could cost the company thousands or worse lead data lost that could cost the company millions. Problems that you can ignore or confront with brute-force techniques with
What Storage Product Should You Use in the Cisco UCS Storage Server? - Customers of Cisco’s UCS 3260 Storage Server can run any software defined storage product that is available as a software-only product. The question is how does one pick amongst the many that are available? Understanding the performance and functionality needs
Is There A Better Option Than DRaaS? - Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is very appealing to data center administrators looking to meet ever tightening recovery objectives but still reduce costs. By leveraging DRaaS, organizations can eliminate the cost of a secondary site and buying stand-by equipment
The Impact of Big Backup on Disk Backup Appliances with Data Deduplication - Thanks to data efficiency, disk is the primary backup target in most data centers. However, with backup, weeks, months and years of retention are kept and therefore the cost of straight disk is untenable. However, with data deduplication, which compares
Copy Data Management is Ready for Prime Time - The data center’s biggest challenge is not dealing with the capacity growth of the primary data set, it is dealing with the growth of the secondary data set. The secondary data set is copies of data it creates from primary
Strategies for Managing the Performance Impacts of Data Efficiency in Hyperconverged Systems - The dramatic growth of data continues. To help solve the problems associated with that growth, vendors are coming up with new technologies that will not only maximize storage capacity but also improve performance. These techniques include thin provisioning, writeable snapshots
The Post-Virtualization Refresh: Is Hyperconvergence the Answer? - Hyperconvergence has seen significant uptake in the last two years, driven by its simplification of IT infrastructure. It reduces the need to manage discrete devices or have specialized training in component-level technology, such as storage area networks (SANs); makes operations
Overcoming the All-Flash Array Implementation Challenges - Eliminating “waits” allows customers, users, and applications to interact with the IT infrastructure more fluidly. As a result, IT professionals are focused on improving response times, and storage is getting much of the attention. The demand for performance is accelerating

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