Blog Archives

The Storage Challenges that Cassandra and Couchbase Create

storage-and-search-big-data-technology-concept-b

Traditionally databases are scale up, running on a single powerful but expensive server. Distributed databases like Cassandra and Couchbase are scale-out and run on commodity white box servers, each of which becomes a node in a cluster. Traditional databases are

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

The Role of Snapshots in a Backup System

Arrow sign. Rotation, reset, loop, refresh, reload icon. Series in a stone style. Rounded square button with gray reflection, black shadow on white background. Vector illustration web design 8 eps

Snapshots are moving to the forefront of many data centers when it comes to data protection. Therefore, it’s important to have a solid understanding of how they work and what to use them for. It’s also very important to understand

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

Backup, Replication and Snapshot – When to Use Which?

data-synchronization-with-the-cloud-storage-b

“Backups.” It’s the universal term used to describe a much broader set of tools that make up the entire data protection process. There are varying degrees of data protection offered as features of RAID, backup, replication and snapshots. And each

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Google Competes Head-to-Head with Amazon – Google Cloud Storage Briefing Note

cloud-computing-synchronizing-b

Google surprised a lot of people with its very strong offering aimed directly at Amazon S3. It is clear the product managers offering the Google cloud storage product were very familiar with complaints people have about Amazon S3 and are

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

NAS vs. Object: HA w/o the headaches

3D Man Answer - Information

Some systems are born with high availability, others have it thrust upon them. This seems to be the case when discussing the High Availability (HA) features of traditional NAS systems vs those of object storage systems. HA refers to the

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 21,371 other followers

Archives
Blog Stats
  • 768,954 views