The open source community needs to begin researching ways to control system resources like storage queues, memory and network bandwidth.
Storage Management Section Index
The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Proponents of unified data storage systems claim that their converged approach helps simplify operation.
The SAS vs. SATA debate is often framed as the “price favorite” vs. the “enterprise favorite.” Here’s an in in-depth look at the issue.
While not the sexy topic it once was, data storage backup still sells a lot of software.
Open source storage software applications to help individuals and organizations prepare for and recover from disaster situations.
The Internet of Things and the rise of the Third Platform, among other emerging trends.
More companies are adopting a hybrid cloud storage model as cloud storage plays an increasing role in the enterprise.
While many storage admins worry the most about network security, the physical security of data is also essential.
Sure, solid state drives get all the buzz, but hard disk drives are still a key tool in data storage. Here are some of the latest products available from HDD OEMs.
While the technology is still in its infancy, there are several options for creating shared storage in the cloud for HPC workloads.
It's essential that data storage admins choose a file sync solution that's robust enough for their level of business.
VMware's Virtual SAN represents a major step forward in software defined storage -- one that is surely to be met by competitors.
The pattern of furiously flying dollars reveals key trends in the storage business.
To choose a disk drive that's best for your needs, compare the specs from the major disk drive vendors.
The Cloud Backup ROI Calculator will help you measure return on your cloud backup and storage investments. Free download.
Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.
Riding the growing interest in flash storage, Dell claims to offer “flash at the price of disk solutions.”
Although adoption is still limited, leading storage experts say QoS will eventually be part of most enterprise storage systems.
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
Hybrid cloud storage offers significant cost savings, but beware of over-hyped solutions that don’t offer all of this technology’s true benefits.
A look at leading solutions in software defined networking reveals that this sector is converging with software defined storage.
A noted data storage pundit fearlessly predicts the future for flash, SAS, SATA, NAS and many other key data storage technologies.
Flash, storage tiering, and 'software defined' were among the hot trends in the data storage market.
Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.