Tag Archives: Storage Area Network

Microsoft Software Defined Storage AKA Scale-out File Server (SOFS)

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Business Challenges: $/IOPS and $/TB Continuous Availability Fault Tolerance Storage Performance Segregation of production, development and disaster recovery storage De-duplication of unstructured data Segregation of data between production site and disaster recovery site Continuous break fix of Distributed File Systems … Continue reading

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Dell Compellent: A Poor Man’s SAN

I have been deploying Storage Area Network for almost 10 years in my 16 years Information Technology career. I have deployed various traditional, software defined and converged SANs manufactured by global vendor like IBM, EMC, NetApp, HP, Dell, etc. I … Continue reading

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Buying a SAN? How to select a SAN for your business?

A storage area network (SAN) is any high-performance network whose primary purpose is to enable storage devices to communicate with computer systems and with each other. With a SAN, the concept of a single host computer that owns data or … Continue reading

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