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SlideShare: Three Reasons Storage Security is Failing and How to Fix It

An organization’s data is constantly under attack. Whether it’s through ransomware attacks, cyber-threats or employee misguidedness, all expose organizational data and put it at risk. Encryption and access control are the keys to securing data and cyber resiliency, but most

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Designing Storage for MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra – Pavilion Data Briefing Note

Modern applications like MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra are disrupting traditional storage architectures. To keep storage costs down and performance high these applications use direct attached PCIe flash storage. Many organizations are rapidly integrating NVMe. The problem is that direct-attached

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Why Data Movement Breaks Data Management and How to Fix It

The primary goal of a data management strategy is to reduce storage costs. Achieving that goal requires that at some point data will have to move from primary storage to a less expensive secondary storage. The movement of data between

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The Data Management Imperative vs. IT Reality

Data management is hard, and with the massive growth of data this task is becoming even more difficult. But, data growth is also making data management an imperative. Organizations need to figure out a way to better manage their data

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Paper: How to Design a High Performance, Cost Effective and Secure Storage Infrastructure

There are plenty of expectations for production storage systems. Users want it fast, managers want it cost effective, and executives want it secure. Additionally, the system has to protect data from hardware failure, software bugs, and user mistakes. Meeting all

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What is the Value of Hybrid Flash in an All-Flash Era?

When flash storage first became viable for the enterprise, it was also very expensive. Early devices where low in capacity as well. Hybrid systems overcame these two shortcomings by mixing hard disk and flash technologies. These systems added the capability

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The Storage Problems That HCI Creates

Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI), as they scale, start to experience several storage challenges. HCI deals with any scaling requirement with a single move, adding a node. This additional node comes with CPU and Memory to meet the compute demand, flash storage

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