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Overcoming The Object Storage Stumbling Block – Complexity – Scality Briefing Note

The case for object storage is compelling. Object stores can scale to store hundreds of petabytes of information very cost-effectively. They also support a variety of unstructured data use cases including replacing NAS for storing home directories, long-term storage of

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The Architectures behind Cloud Storage

Each of the major cloud providers deliver at least three different types of cloud storage; high performance, archive and cold storage. Each of these storage types share the pay-as-you-go cloud expectation but each differ in terms of cost and performance.

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The Math Behind Storage Architecture Design

The speed at which the data center is evolving is forcing IT to sacrifice proper storage architecture design. IT is just trying to keep its head above water; it doesn’t have time to swim. This reality leads to a primary

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Dealing with the AI and Analytics Data Explosion – MapR Briefing Note

Accuracy and response time defines the success or failure of an AI or analytics project. The faster and more accurate the response the more trusted the system is. The more data provided to the project the more accurate it becomes.

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Requirements for a Flash to Flash to Cloud Architecture

The first three chapters presented the flash to flash to cloud architecture as a design that enables an organization to overcome the majority of its primary storage challenges as well as provide a method to improve its data protection and

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Flash to Flash to Cloud – Solving the Data Protection Problem

The primary objective of a data protection strategy is to protect data frequently and consistently. The ever growing size of data, the diversity of systems that store that data and the high expectations of the creators and consumers of that

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Why Data Movement Breaks Data Management and How to Fix It

The primary goal of a data management strategy is to reduce storage costs. Achieving that goal requires that at some point data will have to move from primary storage to a less expensive secondary storage. The movement of data between

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