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What is a Consistency Group?

Understanding consistency groups is essential to having a properly functioning disaster recovery process. They speak to the reality that it is not possible to recover everything at the same time. Creating recovery groups makes a recovery from a disaster much

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StorageShort: Are All-Flash Arrays Really the same Price as Hard Disk Arrays?

A claim that many all-flash vendors are making is they reached price parity with hard disk based arrays. If that is true, then organizations would be crazy to buy any storage system with a hard disk in it. But it

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Realizing the Promise of HSM – Komprise Briefing Note

Organizations have always struggled with the cost and complexity of maintaining sufficient storage for all their data. Instead of getting better, the problem just gets worse. Those of us who have been in IT for longer than a decade probably

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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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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: Does Object Storage Make Sense for Backups?

Everyone understands disk has become the primary target for backups in the last several years. It’s also safe to say that the main type of disk storage used as a target for backups would be a purpose-built backup appliance that

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Primary Storage Refresh is More than Flash

Primary storage refresh projects usually start from some combination of need for more performance, more capacity or because the storage system is coming off of maintenance. A key feature IT professionals look for in new primary storage system is flash.

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