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Is it Time to Reboot Primary Storage?

Primary storage has remained the same for quite some time. It comes in two primary forms: block or file, also known as SAN or NAS. Yes, each of these two forms can be filled with a mix of ingredients, including

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Solve Your Storage Headache – Unlimited Scale but Controlled – Qumulo Core 2.6 Briefing Note

Then and Now Over the last decade, organizations have experienced massive changes in the data center and the storage industry. Workloads found in modern data centers today are vastly different from what was common back in the days of dedicated

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What is an “Always-On” Data Center?

The always-on data center is a data center that can provide application availability to its users no matter what technical problems may occur. To meet this lofty expectation, IT professionals need to change the way they approach data protection and

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The Role of Tape in Today’s Data Center

The use of tape has certainly declined in today’s data center, but it has not disappeared – much to the chagrin of some people who are self-professed “tape haters”. They simply don’t understand why anyone would use tape in a

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Is It Time to Modernize NAS?

Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems are the cornerstone of most organization’s storage architectures. For decades they’ve replaced legacy Windows or Linux file servers to provide SMB and NFS access from a single system that can support many more users. But

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SlideShare: Modern Storage Infrastructures for Modernized Data Centers

Organizations are modernizing their data centers by implementing technologies like OpenStack, Docker, Splunk, Spark and Hadoop. The “default” storage infrastructures for these technologies were originally designed to use direct attached hard disk drives to make access local and reduce costs.

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What is Scale-Out NAS 2.0

Scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems are designed to address the shortcomings of scale-up solutions. Namely scale-up solutions require IT professionals to accurately predict the performance and storage capacity needs for the life of the NAS. Scale-out solutions by comparison

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