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The Importance of Application Aware Snapshots

An application aware snapshot is one that is taken with the knowledge of an application that is storing its data on the volume. If you need a primer on snapshots, please see our previous blog on the subject. The taking

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Is NetApp Still Right for Unstructured Data?

The NetApp FAS series of storage systems have the potential to be at the center of most enterprise’s storage infrastructure. But there are certain data sets that stretch a FAS too far. For these situations, enterprises need to look for

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Are the Hardware Requirements of Your NoSQL Database Killing Your Budget?

When SSD isn’t fast enough for you, the rules have changed. Databases have always wanted more memory, but the demands of applications like Cassandra and Couchbase take this to a new level. The demands of NoSQL databases like Cassandra and

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Storage Challenges can Dunk Splunk Projects

Don’t get caught unaware of the storage challenges of your future Splunk project. If nothing else, at least be aware of the amount of storage that a Splunk project can generate and prepare yourself for the cost of acquiring and

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