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Can You Move Workloads Between VMware and AWS?

vMotion is a fantastic capability provided by VMware to VMware environments, but what if you’re not using VMware? Or what if you’re using VMware on-site, but would like to rehost the workload into a public cloud provider such as Amazon

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Moving Beyond The Flash Status Quo – E8 Storage Briefing Note

There are an increasing number of environments where the flash status quo will not deliver enough performance to meet the demands of the organization. IT planners at these data centers need to deliver unprecedented levels of application response time by

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How To Get More Performance From Today’s Flash? – Smart IOPS Briefing Note

In recent years, most of the advances in flash performance are the result of better engineering more so than faster flash NAND. For example, NVMe makes the interface between the CPU and flash storage more efficient. NVMe over Fabrics makes

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Beating Down The Local SSD Myth – E8 Storage Briefing Note

The All-Flash Array market is at a crossroads. The SSD drives they use are getting faster but the systems that hold those drives are not. Today a single NVMe SSD is capable of greater than 700k IOPS, but most AFA

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How SMBs Can Have Enterprise Class DP without Breaking the Bank? – BackupAssist 10 Briefing Note

Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) often lack a good backup and recovery strategy, and often do not realize the difference between archive and disaster recovery. They find quality data protection (DP), data retention and disaster recovery difficult to obtain

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SlideShare: Optimizing Flash Storage for SQL Databases

Is your flash system up to the challenge? For many organizations, Microsoft SQL is the heartbeat of the business and IT professionals are under pressure to increase performance, reduce costs and improve protection. Storage vendors will point you toward flash.

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Product Analysis – How Rubrik Handles Ransomware Recovery

A ransomware attack puts IT in a battle against the malware author. To the victor goes the data. Every organization needs a prevention strategy. It also must realize that at some point the virus will get through, and at that

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