NAS Storage

NAS Storage

Dealing with the Polarization of Unstructured Data - Quantum Xcellis Scale-out NAS Briefing Note Unstructured data is polarizing. On one end, a large portion of unstructured data needs almost no performance, it just needs to be retained in case it is needed in the future. On the other
Using Software Composable Infrastructure for RackScale Application – DriveScale Briefing Note - Rackscale applications like Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra and others count on using commodity storage that is typically internally available to the node processing the data. The idea is to reduce storage costs and network complexity. The problem is these designs create
Making the NAS to Object Storage Conversion Work – Cloudian HyperFile Briefing Note - Network Attached Storage (NAS) and file servers have long outlived their usefulness. They’re expensive and don’t scale easily, making them a poor fit for many use cases. Nonetheless, they’ve enjoyed a virtual monopoly in unstructured data storage. When 100TB was
The Value of High Focused Data Protection – HYCU Backup for Nutanix - Anytime an enterprise considers a new platform it has to address one particular requirement; how exactly IT will protect the new platform. If the platform promises enough value, IT may forgo that requirement and cobble together a “best efforts” data
Enterprise File Sync and Share Comes of Age – FileCloud Briefing Note - File sync and share is one of those IT initiatives that administrators would rather avoid and there are what seems to be viable alternatives in the consumer cloud. The challenge with letting users take matters into their own hands is
High Performance NAS in an Object World – Rozo Briefing Note - Object Storage dominates the unstructured data discussion. But many organizations need high performance NFS, SMB and even Apple’s AFP to meet the demand of various use cases in markets like M&E, Science, HPC and Oil and Gas. The more traditional
NetApp Holds Annual Conference Amidst Mandalay Bay Shooting - If NetApp handles its business as well as it handled Insight 2017 – held in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas – NetApp will do just fine. The conference, held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, went
Time To Control Unstructured Data – NTP Software File Reporter Briefing Note - IT professionals are tired of hearing that the growth of unstructured data is out of control. While attempting to curtail its growth is a noble cause, what IT really needs is the ability to control and manage it. Gaining control
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

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