Blog Archives

Hyperscale Data Acceleration – Vexata Briefing Note

Workloads such as high-performance transactional databases, high-volume analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) stand to unlock new value for the business, and non-volatile memory express (NVMe) promises to deliver on these levels of performance. However, deploying NVMe at

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note

Enhancing the Hybrid Cloud Data Fabric for Mission-Critical Applications – Rubrik Briefing Note

Businesses are working with a fragmented application landscape today. They are leaning on tried-and-true, traditional mainstays such as Oracle databases as well as on newer, modern workloads such as NoSQL databases and cloud-based productivity suites. The number and variety of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note

Does Your Application Really Need NVMe Performance?

Most businesses’ workload ecosystems are in a state of transition. There is plenty of buzz about modern workloads such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), high-velocity analytics and NoSQL databases as new tools to drive competitive advantage. The reality,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

How Holistic Can a Backup Solution Become?

In a recent webinar, “Holistic Disaster Recovery; from Data Center to Endpoint”, Storage Switzerland discussed the concept of end-to-end (or holistic) disaster recovery. One of the questions asked was “How holistic can a backup solution become?” Which, considering that most

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Making NoSQL Protection Operations Driven – Imanis Data Briefing Note

It seems like backup vendors forgot about protecting NoSQL environments. Environments like Cassandra, MongoDB, Hortonworks, Couchbase, and Hadoop all need point-in-time protection. One reason for the lack of data protection solutions for these environments is that there is an assumption

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note

The Myth of NoSQL Data Protection

There is a debate circling the topic of NoSQL data protection. A common myth is that because these environments automatically create replicas, data protection isn’t needed. Replicas protect the NoSQL environment from a hardware failure within a node or even

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

ChalkTalk Video: Key Architecture Requirements for Tackling Hadoop and NoSQL Backup and Recovery

NoSQL and Hadoop typically distribute data through the use of built-in replication technology. The replication process also provides protection from media or server failure. Many IT professionals, as a result, think that they don’t need to backup these environments. In

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Video

Designing Storage for MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra – Pavilion Data Briefing Note

Modern applications like MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra are disrupting traditional storage architectures. To keep storage costs down and performance high these applications use direct attached PCIe flash storage. Many organizations are rapidly integrating NVMe. The problem is that direct-attached

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note

How to Increase Backup and Recovery? – Rubrik Briefing Note

For most organizations, backup and recovery is their most fragile process. Any change in the environment can cause the entire data protection house of cards to come crashing down around the well-intentioned IT professionals that run it. The problem is

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note