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  • A simple guide to RAID

    What is RAID, why do you need it, and what are all those mode numbers that are constantly bandied about? RAID stands for "redundant array of independent disks," and you may or may not need it depending on your data-storage requirements.

  • More interesting Storage Expo suppliers

    More notes on supplier presence at Storage Expo in alphabetical order: Data Domain; FalconStor; Infortrend; Left Hand Networks; and Onaro.

  • 3PAR's view of HP's so-called thin provisioning

    3PAR reckons that HP's DCM (Dynamic Capacity Management) isn't thin provisioning at all but manual chubby provisioning that will increase a sysadm's workload, risk applications running out of space and not save much disk at all in practise.

  • Opinion: Is RAID dead? So says Dr. Drobo

    Drobo thinks you can offer RAID levels of protection without RAID complexity. John Webster thinks it's worth a look.

  • Snap Server, crackle and pop

    Adaptec's system division was up for sale. It isn't any more and going great guns with two new workgroup-level products.

  • Knock, knock, knocking on Heaven's door

    Intransa has launched a new entry-level IP SAN, giving it a 4-product line-up. This could be the year when iSCSI SANs come of age.

  • IP Storage - Where does it fit and what does it mean?

    It's now feasible to consider how to fit IP storage alongside existing DAS, NAS and SAN storage infrastructures.

  • RAID 3 re-appears

    Apparently RAID 5 can have re-configuration delays. Bad for streaming media. So RAID 3 pops up again.

  • Apple users need storage networks too

    Apple can network storage too and not just for Apple users. Enter ADIC and its StorNext Management Suite.

  • The beginner's guide to storage

    Confused by storage jargon? We explain the pros and cons of each technology and when they should be used.





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