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SlideShare: Performance vs. Cost – Solving The HPC Storage Tug-of-War

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When it comes to storage, High Performance Computing (HPC) environments are struggling with an interesting tug of war. On one side these environments need incredibly fast storage systems—the performance tier. Speed in HPC either allows for a greater number of

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SlideShare: The Bifurcation of the Flash Market

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The flash market started out monolithically. Flash was a single media type (high performance, high endurance SLC flash). Flash systems also had a single purpose of accelerating the response time of high-end databases. But now there are several flash options.

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SlideShare: Sizing Up Object Storage for the Enterprise

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Object Storage promises many things – unlimited scalability, both in terms of capacity and file count, low cost but highly redundant capacity and excellent connectivity to legacy NAS. But, despite these promises object storage has not caught on in the

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Storage Lessons that IT can learn from Media and Entertainment

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The demands of the modern Media and Entertainment (M&E) organization is pushing storage infrastructure to the breaking point. M&E generates more data, requires faster processing, faster delivery of that data and has, by far, the most justifiable means for retaining

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StorageShort: The Problem With Splunk Storage Management

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Of all the new applications on the market today, Splunk does make one of the best attempts to manage storage. It uses a bucket metaphor to make sure data is in the most performance and cost appropriate storage type. When

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It’s Time To Manage Your Data! – NTP Software Briefing Note

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Data is growing, especially file data. This statement should come as no surprise to any IT professional. The response to that growth is typically to keep adding more and more storage capacity. The problem is that most of these additions

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The Storage Challenges to IT Agility

The Storage Challenges to IT Agility

IT is under pressure to move to a self-service environment, where users and applications “order up” IT on an “as needed” basis. Behind the scenes the IT infrastructure is supposed to respond and adapt to those orders as they come

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