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Results tagged "snapshots"

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Understanding VMware VAAI Offloads And Unloads

March 26, 2014 12:01 PM
In the short time that VAAI has allowed storage administrators to offload tasks from servers to storage arrays in virtualized data centers, the functionality has evolved to produce arrays that eliminate most I/O.

VMware Has To Step Up On NFS

October 30, 2013 01:55 PM
It's time for VMware to improve its file storage support to make storage management simpler.

Per-VM Snapshots from Virsto and Tintri

June 11, 2012 01:23 PM
Both vendors offer per-VM snapshots: Tintri's comes as a hybrid storage system; Virsto sells a storage hypervisor. Our blogger takes a look at their offerings.

Storage Snapshots in a vSphere World

June 08, 2012 03:21 PM
Snapshots are important--but they're less valuable in a virtual environment. Our blogger explains why.

Virtual Backup Challenges Enterprise IT

February 21, 2012 09:00 AM
Organizations remain challenged when it comes to ensuring data is adequately protected and recoverable, even though advances have been made in backup and data protection technology, industry observers say. Among the reasons cited are that data protection processes don't get reviewed frequently enough, there are few SLA requirements, and there is a lack of visibility into the results of data protection activities.

Nimbus Sets The Stage For Mainstream Enterprise SSD

February 13, 2012 09:00 AM
Solid-state array pioneer Nimbus Data's new E-Class array system is a sign that solid-state storage is moving from the high-performance fringe to the mainstream of the enterprise data center. Most first-generation, all-solid-state arrays, including Nimbus Data's own S-class, were best suited to targeted applications where high performance with single points of failure was acceptable. The new asset class, like most midrange disk arrays, has a dual-controller design to satisfy my enterprise reliability requirements.

CommVault Simpana Adds Mobility, Backup Capabilities

February 02, 2012 11:00 AM
CommVault Systems has enhanced Version 9 of its Simpana data management software, which it first announced in October 2010. Major new features in the software include OnePass, which will back up server data, archive it and report on it simultaneously. The company said the process could take less than half the time of separate processes.

Horizon DataSys' Rollback Rx Is A Prescription for Personal Logical Data Protection

August 17, 2011 07:00 AM
There is a critical need to provide data protection for personal computing devices--notably, desktops and laptops. That protection has tended to be in the form of backup, either locally or over the Internet. While that is useful, there is also a need for safe recovery from logical data protection problems, such as restoring crashed systems to a working state. Rollback Rx, Horizon DataSys’ snapshot software product, is designed to provide that level of data protection.

Can Backups Be Eliminated?

October 01, 2010 09:04 AM
There seems to be much discussion around backups lately. One of the big issues is if legacy backup platforms stand a chance against new dedicated server virtualization solutions, but what I'd like to discuss in this blog is if the entire backup process itself can be eliminated by the intelligent use of snapshots, replication, compression and data deduplication.

Dell Aims NAS Device at Workgroups, Small Businesses

March 24, 2004 02:00 PM
Dell has unveiled the PowerVault 745N, a network attached storage (NAS) server with 4 terabytes of external SCSI-attached storage for small businesses, corporate workgroups and branch offices.

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