NAS Storage

NAS Storage

Creating a Storage Performance Validation Practice – Virtual Instruments Briefing Note - Storage architects have the responsibility to place workloads properly on the right storage tier. Workload placement requires a careful balance between the correct level of performance and the right price. The problem is these architects do not have the tools
Why and How to Change Backup Solutions – Catalogic Briefing Note - Almost every organization is looking for a better backup solution. Given the number of new solutions that appear on the market, seemingly every day, IT needs to decide why they need to change backup solutions and then how to replace
How to Backup Big NAS – Igneous Briefing Note - One of the top use cases for a network attached storage system (NAS) is to be the catchall for unstructured data to make it easy to distribute data to compute in a shared infrastructure for use by many applications. The
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

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