When it's not done well, storage virtualization can lead to some significant problems.
Storage Management Section Index
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, …
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.
Large enterprises and service providers have been experimenting with OpenStack, and the rest of the storage industry is beginning to take …
Given the hype around Software Defined Storage, it’s important for users to understand the potential problems.
Data copy management offers a ket advantage in complex computing infrastructure, not only for data protection but also for business groups …
A survey of flash storage vendors, including several that Gartner categorized as Visionaries in its MQ.
For effective disk array, remember to match the array to the application, and make the most of virtualization.
Flash, “strategic flash,” and tape are among the expert recommendations. Plus: storage pros disagree about private clouds.
A storage pundit criticizes the quality of a recent study conducted by Backblaze.
It’s true that EMC is made up of many disparate parts, yet these many elements create a valuable synergy.
Getting the most from high performance data storage requires making the best data architecture decisions.
An overview of some of the leading data storage benchmarks.
A look at how IBM is navigating the many dramatic changes in the today’s data storage market.
The open source file system is popular in High Performance Computing (HPC) and Supercomputing environments.
When comparing Amazon Glacier and data storage tape for long term archiving, be aware of costs and logistics.
When it comes to Software Defined Storage deployments, beware of a rip and replace, and demand protection from vendors.
Although deduplication is mature technology, effective strategies for its use continue to evolve.