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Server Side Write Caching: Pros And Cons
August 13, 2013
Write caching, which can speed up database and virtual desktop environments, has to be done safely.
How To Pick The Right Storage Caching System
August 08, 2013
Caching systems can speed up performance, prolong the life of the storage network and are a very popular first step on the path to the solid state data center.
Is Scale-Out Storage A Must Have?
July 23, 2013
Some vendors claim that scale-up systems are for short-term thinkers. I disagree.
Flash-Based Backup Appliances Benefits Vs. Price
July 16, 2013
Flash-assisted backup could provide many advantages, including improved performance and in-place recovery.
The Coming SSD War
July 12, 2013
Consolidation is making the SSD market more competitive than ever. Here's what to keep in mind when you're considering enterprise storage solutions.
How Software Defined Storage Impacts SSD
June 19, 2013
Enterprises need a storage solution that balances performance with features. Software-defined storage could be the answer.
How Server Vendors Can Compete In Storage
May 22, 2013
Imagine if every server you bought already included all the storage capacity and performance you needed. Here's how server vendors could make it happen.
Software-Defined Storage Vs. Traditional Storage Systems
May 20, 2013
Here's why software-defined storage won't drive established storage companies out of business.
Is Software-Defined Storage Right For You?
May 14, 2013
Data centers have new storage options, but "new" isn't always "better."
Active Data Demands Storage Rethink
May 02, 2013
When data must be accessible, often instantly, you need to consider a dedicated flash array.
The Primary Storage Deduplication Problem
April 30, 2013
Vendors struggle to develop a deduplication engine that won't impact performance and still maintain data integrity.
The Role Of DRAM In Storage
April 16, 2013
Don't discount DRAM. Thanks to increased server capacities and sophisticated caching technologies, DRAM can serve as a tier in the storage infrastructure.
What Should A VDI Desktop Cost?
April 12, 2013
A small business should be able to configure a viable 250 desktop VDI installation for less than $150 per desktop.
Meeting The MSP/CSP Storage Challenge
March 28, 2013
As customers push for more storage and hosting solutions, managed and cloud service providers are turning to a software-defined approach to purchasing resources. Here's how it works.
Drive Form-Factor SSDs Make A Comeback
March 26, 2013
Looking to improve server-side performance in your enterprise? Recent advances suggest it might be time to give drive form-factor SSDs another look.