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Henry Newman - Article Archives - Page 1

Security at the Edge: A Coming Challenge for Data Storage

September 6, 2018
So what security features should we be asking and planning for to protect data that will become information that can be used for and against everyone, both today and in the future?
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Data Storage: Turning Data into Information

March 20, 2018
The challenge falls to storage and data architects to preserve essential data by developing an architecture that meets the need for performance, scalability and governance.
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Blockchain Could Help Stop Fake News

October 10, 2017
Could we harness the power of blockchain technology to stop the spread of fake news?
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Okay, Some Rocks Need to Be Backed Up

September 23, 2016
The proliferation of file formats represents a big problem for long-term data storage.
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Big Data: What Could Go Wrong and What We Need to Do About It

August 22, 2016
Big Data storage, by its sheer volume, poses new difficulties. Yet there are strategies that improve information flow.
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Enterprise SSD DWPD: Calculating in Advance

July 27, 2016
Calculating SSD DWPD is essential. And sure, you can calculate how much data you can write and still be within the vendor’s warranty, but how do you determine in advance before you buy the SSDs how much data you are going to write a day?
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Ten Trends Data Storage Pros Need to Watch

April 28, 2016
Storage administrators who want to keep their jobs had better keep their eyes on these things.
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Why Workloads Matter More Than IOPS or Streaming

March 17, 2016
The speed of your storage device doesn't always directly correspond to the amount of work it can get done.
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Rootkit Security: The Next Big Challenge

January 26, 2016
Henry Newman returns with a look at how to secure firmware against internal and external threats.
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Backblaze: Is the Earth Flat?

January 28, 2015
A storage pundit criticizes the quality of a recent study conducted by Backblaze.
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Follow the Money: Picking Technology Winners and Losers

November 24, 2014
Columnist Henry Newman bids a fond farewell with a final piece of advice.
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The Day the Cloud Died: Planning for Cloud Failure

October 13, 2014
Cloud computing failure is far from a remote option, so businesses must have a plan to handle partial or complete cloud outages.
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Ensuring the Future of Data Archiving

September 15, 2014
Data integrity, security and format migration across decades will require new software and standards.
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The Future of HPC File Systems

September 8, 2014
HPC file systems offer many potential benefits, but the technology needs some important features before it will be ready for widespread enterprise adoption.
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Resource Management and Control: A Straw Proposal for Linux

July 14, 2014
The open source community needs to begin researching ways to control system resources like storage queues, memory and network bandwidth.
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Caching, Flash, Disk and Storage's Future

June 18, 2014
The relative importance of the technologies driving storage is shifting quickly.
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Selecting a Disk Drive: How Not to Do Research

January 28, 2014
A data storage pundit questions a recent blog posting that provides analysis of the disk drive selection process.
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Data Storage's Changing Status Quo

January 15, 2014
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
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