- The Benefits of Hybrid Arrays over All-Flash Arrays
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
All-flash arrays offer unbeatable storage performance, but a comparison of the benefits of hybrid vs flash arrays show that hybrid storage solutions should not be written off on performance grounds alone.
- RPO and RTO: Understanding the Differences
Fri, 08 Jun 2018
IT needs to set different recovery time and point objectives according to their budget, resources and application priority. These two objectives are known as Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO).
- M.2 vs SATA: Storage Showdown
Tue, 05 Jun 2018
M.2 supports multiple storage and non-storage use cases and is therefore more of a form factor and connector specification for computers. SATA, meanwhile, is a bus interface strictly for data storage devices.
- 20 Data Storage Startups to Watch
Tue, 29 May 2018
These data storage startups reflect the future: container-friendly storage, GPU-powered alternative to RAID, rented spare disk capacity -- these are just some of the innovations that storage startups are bringing to market.
- Amazon S3 Pricing: Cloud Pricing Simplified
Fri, 25 May 2018
These Amazon S3 cloud pricing tables can make it easier to see how Amazon cloud storage costs vary by region and by storage class.
- Object Storage Vendors: Buying Guide
Thu, 24 May 2018
Object storage is a data storage architecture that manages data as objects. Here's an overview of the leading Object storage vendors.
- NVMe vs SATA: Comparing Storage Technologies
Wed, 23 May 2018
NVMe is muscling into SATA's territory. Can both storage technologies coexist? Here's what IT pros need to know.
- Open Source Storage: 64 Applications for Data Storage
Mon, 21 May 2018
Create your own NAS or SAN device, set up cloud storage, backup your system and more with these helpful open source tools.
- GDPR Compliance: What Storage Pros Must Know
Mon, 21 May 2018
A GDPR compliance guide for CIOs and enterprise storage administrators.
- Converged vs Hyperconverged Storage
Thu, 17 May 2018
Exploring the similarities and differences between converged and hyperconverged storage and how they are shaping the modern data center. We look at the technology, use cases and costs, with an eye toward creating a competitive data center.
- Data Storage, AI, and IO Patterns
Mon, 14 May 2018
AI is a key computational application. It uses massive amounts of data requiring very fast IO - which creates challenges for data storage.
- Guide to Data Governance
Fri, 11 May 2018
Also called IT governance, data governance transforms inefficient and high-risk business processes into increased revenue and lower risk.
- Data Backup and the Media Industry: A High Maintenance Client
Thu, 10 May 2018
Amid the excitement over cloud-based production and lucrative archives, the media and entertainment industries cannot afford to shortchange the backup and recovery process.
- Object Storage vs Block Storage
Wed, 09 May 2018
A comparison of the purposes block storage and object storage serve and how they fit into modern enterprise data storage environments.
- NAS vs. SAN: Differences and Use Cases
Tue, 08 May 2018
These two storage architectures, both NAS and SAN, are as much complementary as they are competitive and fill different needs and usage cases in the organization. Many larger organizations own both.
- A Guide to Block Storage
Mon, 07 May 2018
Block storage is a foundational technology found in enterprise SANs. In the enterprise, block storage helps makes today's large-scale databases and business applications possible.
- RAID vs NAS: How They Differ and Overlap
Fri, 04 May 2018
A comparison of RAID and NAS data storage technologies and how they fit in today's storage environments.
- SSD vs. HDD: Performance and Reliability
Thu, 03 May 2018
Should you buy that new storage system with SSD, HDD, or both? The answer depends on understanding the balance of cost, performance, capacity, and reliability to create a combination of HDD and SDD for your workloads and budget.
- Why Hyperconverged Storage is Gaining Adoption
Wed, 02 May 2018
Hyperconverged storage is causing technology leaders to reconsider their data storage strategy. Hyperconverged storage enables enterprises to support agile development cycles, streamline IT management and bring their storage, compute, virtualization and networking initiatives into tighter alignment.
- Cloud Storage Pricing: Compare Top Vendors' Prices
Thu, 26 Apr 2018
How do the leading cloud storage vendors stack up on price? A chart that compares cloud storage pricing for AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, and Oracle.