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Snapshots News

  • June 19, 2017 19 Jun'17

    Stretch clustering fits Pure customers' wish lists

    All-flash array vendor Pure Storage added multisite replication between FlashArray and FlashBlade systems with ActiveCluster stretch clustering, which is included in the Purity 5 OS.

  • June 13, 2017 13 Jun'17

    Pure Storage flash array lines bulk up software

    Purity 5 software for Pure Storage FlashArray adds active-active multisite replication and portable snapshots. Pure FlashBlade clusters now scale to 75 blades and five chassis.

  • June 08, 2017 08 Jun'17

    Quorum onQ appliance gives ransomware recovery a 'shot'

    Using snapshots and server-level restores, the new Quorum recovery appliance is another layer of protection and helps organizations rebuild minutes following a ransomware attack.

  • April 19, 2017 19 Apr'17

    Catalogic ECX supports more databases for DevOps

    Catalogic adds support for SAP HANA and healthcare database programs to ECX. The company is focusing its ECX copy data management software for DevOps use cases.

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  • Look to flat backup products for reliable, simple backups

    Flat data backups weren't always seen as suitable replacements for traditional backups. Today, various improvements to the snapshot-based technology may have turned the tide. Continue Reading

  • VMware VAIO establishes framework for Veeam Continuous Data Protection

    Veeam Continuous Data Protection -- part of Veeam Availability Suite v10 -- uses VAIO filtering to sidestep issues commonly associated with snapshots and reduce RPO and RTO. Continue Reading

  • Hyper-converged infrastructure vendors offer range of storage options

    Hyper-converged infrastructure vendors have integrated software-defined storage, compute and networking into easy-to-use, turnkey appliances. But the transition from a traditional, three-tier architecture to a hyper-converged data center can take getting used to. That's why it's important to carefully assess hyper-converged infrastructure vendors and the HCI appliances they offer when making this change. We'll show you ways to simplify the process.

    Today, we mostly store unstructured data on NFS-based NAS file servers. More efficient, flexible and practical object storage is a rising alternative, however, particularly in products that layer file-based interfaces on top of object-based storage for the best of both worlds.

    Tiering and caching can make a huge difference in active data storage performance. These two processes work in different ways, however. Tiering is about more than distributing data into hot, warm and cold tiers, while caching increases the speed of reads and writes. Both tiering and caching require choices.

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