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Jennifer D. Bosavage
Jennifer D. Bosavage, Editor in Chief, Solution Providers For Retail, 8/19/2014   Comment now   2 comments
Hurricane season is underway, but many datacenters and customers do not have adequate plans in case of disaster. Whether you support a small company with onsite storage in a closet, an enterprise with a datacenter in the building next door, or a hosting service responsible for the safe storage of information for hundreds of clients, there are numerous ...
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 8/18/2014   Comment now   3 comments
It won't come as a surprise to many people that interest in flash-based storage and adoption at the enterprise level are growing. Research firm IDC highlighted that trend in a press release titled "Flash-Based Storage System Adoption Is on the Rise in Enterprises" the other day.
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 8/15/2014   Comment now   10 comments
There's a good chance that, somewhere in your organization, a department-level manager is simply bursting with joy over the prospect of big data and analytics-based applications. That manager is looking at your current databases -- packed with transactional data about customer activity, sales, and the like -- and salivating over the possibilities ...
Jim O'Reilly
Jim O'Reilly, Storage Engineer, 8/14/2014   Comment now   7 comments
Following the pathway that was pioneered by Linux itself, Red Hat has upgraded Ceph from a useful Linux feature to a mainstream solution by acquiring Inktank.
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 8/13/2014   Comment now   12 comments
I'll step way out onto a thin -- and virtual -- limb and speculate that when any IT professionals who are responsible for storage are asked what keeps them awake at night, they won't have a single answer. Instead, they will come up with a list of headaches.
Bill Kleyman
Bill Kleyman, Virtualization & Cloud Solutions Architect, 8/12/2014   Comment now   3 comments
Just imagine, commodity servers and off-the-shelf drives as far as the eye can see -- all being managing by virtual servers and logical controllers! Well, we're not quite there yet, but the wheels of software-defined technologies are certainly pushing the modern datacenter in this direction.
Most recent post, James M. Connolly, 8/19/2014 11:25:04 AM
@Boost. Wow, that 35-40% number is huge. Did they indicate what aspects of IT might...
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Flash Poll: Trying to Stay a Step Ahead
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Big Data: Give IT a Voice
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Ceph Is Homing In on the Enterprise
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Flash Buying Decisions Are About More Than Raw Speed
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