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An Alternative to a Keep It All Data Management Strategy – Index Engines Briefing Note

As organizations come to grips with new regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), their need to develop a more robust data management strategy is obvious. Organizations can no longer keep

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Lightboard Video: How to Optimize Performance and Capacity at the Same Time

When vendors claim that have a solution to optimize production storage, they are typically talking about optimizing one of two areas. They either have a solution that maximizes performance through the use of flash memory, SSD drives, and a caching

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Ceph: Roll Your Own or Turnkey?

Ceph offers an open source storage alternative to those who need object, block, and file services. Initially developed at UC Santa Cruz and funded by a number of government agencies, Ceph has grown into a very interesting solution for a

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Data at your Service – Bringing Self-Service to Data Management

The business environment changed radically over the last decade. Long gone are the standard 9 to 5 working days on a Monday through Friday business model. Today, businesses are operating 24/7 365 days a year. Operations are moving to be

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NAS vs. Object: Making the Migration

Using new technology can be hard. Getting to the new technology is often the hardest part, and there are a few keys to making that migration as painless as possible. Painful migrations can create the worst of all situations –

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Overcoming the All-Flash Array Implementation Challenges

Eliminating “waits” allows customers, users, and applications to interact with the IT infrastructure more fluidly. As a result, IT professionals are focused on improving response times, and storage is getting much of the attention. The demand for performance is accelerating

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What’s better than Cloud Storage for Cold Data?

The low upfront cost of cloud storage has great appeal. Almost any organization can purchase 100TB of storage instantly and only make the initial payment (month, quarter, and year). However, there is a problem with cloud storage that most cloud

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