The proliferation of file formats represents a big problem for long-term data storage.
Storage Management Section Index
Big Data storage, by its sheer volume, poses new difficulties. Yet there are strategies that improve information flow.
Cloud storage problems are potentially numerous, unless you strategize to avoid them.
Calculating SSD DWPD is essential. And sure, you can calculate how much data you can write and still be within the vendor’s warranty, …
Be prepared for some of the most common issues when moving data into cloud storage services.
Cloud storage service providers need data centers all over the world. So how do the major players compare?
Storage tiering helps enterprises deal with data growth more cost effectively.
Organizations that can classify their data accurately can profit from emerging tiered storage layers.
Storage administrators who want to keep their jobs had better keep their eyes on these things.
Storage vendors saw their sales decline last quarter as the industry grappled with tepid demand for enterprise storage arrays, according to …
Startups and established vendors are doing interesting work in data awareness, storage IO optimization and archiving.
When data corruption goes undetected, it creates a high risk for applications. It can then create a pervasive data integrity problem.
Concerns about capacity and other perceived disadvantages lead some storage experts to doubt optical, yet some see value in the format.
Some of the same tools that enable DevOps application development and deployment can also be used to improve storage management.
When it's not done well, storage virtualization can lead to some significant problems.
There may be some customer angst over suddenly unsupported storage products -- and there might be some quite happy customers.
Secondary hyperconvergence leverages the same sort of foundational scale out and distributed file system as hyperconverged primary storage, …
Acquisitions have the storage landscape in constant flux, but some vendors fall under the category of untouchable.
In this corner, object storage. In this corner, POSIX storage. Why can't they meet in the middle?
Will there be enough storage to accommodate big data, analytics, mobility, the cloud and the Internet of Things?
OpenStack can be helpful for storage virtualization and SDS initiatives, as well as for mixed storage environments.
Hyper-converged infrastructure will be right for some environments, but not for others.
Deciding when and how to implement DRaaS in the enterprise requires weighing various interlocking factors.
Data storage administrators at a variety of companies talk about their approach to improving data storage efficiency.
Well-established tech companies and some newcomers are jumping into the software-defined storage business.