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Powering Your Legacy Apps, Containers and HPC with One Data Fabric

In a recent article, Storage Switzerland introduced the concept of a data fabric. It is essentially a storage architecture that spans a variety of locations ranging from on-premises to the cloud. The goal is to create a data flow, where

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StorageShort: The Problem With Splunk Storage Management

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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Splunk Storage Basics

Splunk is software for searching, monitoring and analyzing machine-generated data. While there is a lot of talk about “big data initiatives”, this is the big data that organizations have right now. Use cases include predictive analytics for IT operations, security

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Webinar: How To Design High Performance, Cost Effective Splunk Storage

Organizations have an analytics project right in front of them — log data created by the machines and systems they already have deployed. Analysis of this data can lead to better decisions, problem detection and tighter security. Splunk is a

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All-Flash, Go Fast or Go Deep?

All-flash arrays are known for IOPS and low latency. But there is another feature of flash that may end up being even more important than performance; density. All-flash array vendors are beginning to deliver PBs of capacity in a few

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All-Flash for IOPS or Latency or Bandwidth

There is no doubt that all-flash arrays are fast. In fact, for many data centers the performance of an entry level all-flash array provides more IOPS performance than they will ever need. But the reality is most data centers are

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Webinar: Understanding IOPS, Bandwidth and Latency

When trying to measure storage performance, IT professionals often concentrate on IOPS. But IOPS may be the least valuable performance measurement statistic available. Most data centers can’t generate enough consistent IOPS for them to be a relevant way to compare

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