Both object storage and file storage have their strengths, with the two systems being ideal for different environments.
Storage Management Section Index
Data integrity, security and format migration across decades will require new software and standards.
HPC file systems offer many potential benefits, but the technology needs some important features before it will be ready for widespread …
MapR Technologies delivers an enterprise-class distribution for Apache Hadoop with an in-Hadoop NoSQL database.
The best data protection plan requires planning, scheduling and documentation -- among other key features.
Object storage allows file data to be stored and preserved with its business context as additional meta-data.
Key-value storage is finding enormous interesting in the large capacity, lower performance storage world.
Cloud computing is changing disaster recovery, from pricing to methodology.
Cloud storage providers keep lowering their prices. How low can they go?
The term 'software defined' is now so over used it may have no meaning at all. Yet there are key factors to bear in mind for your SD …
Unified data storage, dominated by large vendors, includes tools for SAN, NAS, shared virtual infrastructures and new hybrid cloud IT models.
The open source community needs to begin researching ways to control system resources like storage queues, memory and network bandwidth.
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 …
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 …
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.