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By George Crump Evaluate Jul 30, 2015

Docker storage and virtual storage requirements differ

Docker containers and virtualization present some of the same challenges when it comes to storage, but identical storage systems might not suit both. Continue Reading


By Jon Toigo Get Started Jul 27, 2015

Why choose object storage systems over file storage?

Traditional file storage can have a hard time handling today's massive amounts of metadata. Learn why object storage has become a popular replacement. Continue Reading


By Carol Sliwa News Sep 03, 2015

Fibre Channel storage alive and kicking

It's not the end of the world for Fibre Channel storage; market research from a variety of industry analysts indicates widespread use and a slow decline. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Get Started Jul 13, 2015

What's the difference between SDS and storage virtualization?

With more technologies available to abstract the storage layer, do you know the difference between storage virtualization and software-defined storage? Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Aug 25, 2015

Is a storage cache or tiered storage best for VDI performance?

Tiering and caching can both improve performance in VDI, but a storage cache may be the better option for write-heavy environments. Continue Reading


By Eric Slack Jul 06, 2015

Manage storage for virtual environments

Storage management in virtual environments can be tough, but dynamic resource management and storage, network and application integration can help. Continue Reading


News Jul 06, 2015

Managing storage for virtual servers

It's easy to understand why server virtualization has become so popular among IT admins. Virtual servers are flexible, mobile and can be deployed or decommissioned rapidly. However, managing storage for virtual ... Continue Reading


By Andrew Reichman Get Started Jun 30, 2015

The capabilities and benefits of storage virtualization

Andrew Reichman provides insight into what storage virtualization is, how it works and the different types of storage virtualization used today. Continue Reading


By Jon Toigo Problem Solve Aug 21, 2015

How to avoid data storage capacity mismanagement

Organizations waste a staggering amount of data storage capacity, much of which can be attributed to improper capacity management. Continue Reading


By Valerie Silverthorne Evaluate Aug 21, 2015

EMC XtremIO storage array

The XtremIO storage array from EMC is an all-flash system that offers scalability and high performance. Continue Reading