Special Reports on Data Storage Topics - Enterprise Storage Forum

The Storage Focus Series

The Storage Focus series offers in-depth examination of specific enterprise storage topics. The series is designed to provide more advanced instruction than our Storage Basics series.
Storage Focus: File System Fragmentation

[May 21, 2004] As file systems have continued to grow in size, fragmentation has become an increasingly important issue. Henry Newman tackles the topic in his latest column, looking at what exactly file system fragmentation is, what causes it, why it can result in performance problems, and how it can be effectively handled to ensure high performance.

Storage Focus: Databases and Storage Architecture

[January 29, 2004] Determining how best to assign and configure storage resources for databases can be a daunting challenge. Add budget and time constraints to the mix, and it becomes even more difficult. Henry Newman reveals how breaking down the seemingly impossible into manageable steps can help.

Storage Focus: The Outlook for IP SANs - Part 2

[September 30, 2003] While some industry experts believe IP-based SANs will have an eye-opening effect on the storage industry, others feel that it will be nothing more than 'business as usual.' Leslie Wood concludes an in-depth look at where IP SANs stand today and once again tackles the burning question of whether or not Fibre Channel SANs and IP SANs will play nice together.

Storage Focus: The Outlook for IP SANs

[September 3, 2003] While some industry experts believe IP-based SANs will have an eye-opening effect on the storage industry, others feel that it will be nothing more than 'business as usual.' Leslie Wood takes a look at where IP SANs stand today and addresses the burning question of whether Fibre Channel SANs and IP SANs will play nice together.

Storage Daily
Don't miss an article. Subscribe to our newsletter below.

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date