NAS Storage

NAS Storage

Fix Files or Move To Objects – Qumulo Briefing Note - Object storage has been getting a lot of attention lately. This new way of storing data does not require the old metaphors of volumes and folders. Data is stored in a flat architecture and then each object (file) is assigned
Understanding The AWS Storage Portfolio – Amazon Briefing Note - Amazon Web Services (AWS) support a large number of use cases, ranging from high transactional applications to analytic processing applications, as well as backup and archiving solutions. As vendors and data centers decide on how they will use Amazon they
How to Leverage AWS or Azure Object Storage For Cloud Hosted Applications - Many organizations are looking to move their applications to cloud providers like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. Part of the challenge is how to integrate the organization’s applications with native cloud storage protocols. Instead of re-writing existing applications from
Is There A Safe Place for Prosumer Data? – Morro Briefing Note - Prosumers and small businesses sometimes create significant amounts of data that are the lifeblood of their business. Examples include (but certainly aren’t limited to) photographers, videographers, healthcare clinics, as well as architecture and CAD design firms. Even hobbyists in these
Solving Today’s Problems With A Cloud Future – Elastifile FMS Briefing Note - The term “cloud first” comes up often in IT circles these days. It’s a concept that calls for each new application an organization is bringing online, IT should consider the “cloud first” as a place to host that application. It
Adding Object Storage Capabilities To NAS – iXsystems Briefing Note - Object storage is rising in popularity in data centers of all sizes. While many object storage vendors try to position it to be a replacement for NAS, doing so requires the vendor to provide some form of emulation so the
End-to-End Data Management – Primary Data Briefing Note - The objective of data management is to make sure the right data is on the right type of storage at the right time. The problem is most vendors are too myopic in their treatment of the process. Vendors either focus
How To Solve the Unstructured Data Paradox – WekaIO Briefing Note - There is a capacity and performance paradox to unstructured data that wastes IT budget and resources as IT tries to find the perfect solution. In terms of capacity, the organization has more and more data to store each year, and
Refining The Virtualized Backup Process – NAKIVO Briefing Note - The backup software market is very mature. Even virtualization specific backup software solutions have been available for over 10 years. But there is still work to do. In some cases, new releases are taking advantage of new technologies elsewhere in
How to Design Self-Service Storage – ioFABRIC Briefing Note - For application owners, storage is an overly complicated ordeal that they must go through in order to get applications up and performing well. Ideally, application owners should be masked from the complexity of the infrastructure. They shouldn’t care which storage

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