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12 Mar 2017 Storage 101: Object Storage Vs Block Vs File [61221]
ComputerWeekly, March 1st, 2017

"We recap the key attributes of file and block storage access and the pros and cons of object storage, a method that offers key benefits but also drawbacks compared with SAN and NAS," writes Antony Adshead in ComputerWeekly.

"The emergence of object storage as a viable means of data retention upsets the existing methods - closely connected - of file and block storage, also known as NAS and SAN.

This article will recap the fundamentals of file and block, but with the purpose of highlighting the quite different characteristics of object storage, all of which are forms of shared storage. In the final analysis, we will suggest the use cases most suited to object storage, as well as file and block..."
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01 Mar 2017 Storage 101: Object Storage Vs Block Vs File [61053]
ComputerWeekly, March 1st, 2017

"We recap the key attributes of file and block storage access and the pros and cons of object storage, a method that offers key benefits but also drawbacks compared with SAN and NAS..

The emergence of object storage as a viable means of data retention upsets the existing methods - closely connected - of file and block storage, also known as NAS and SAN.

This article will recap the fundamentals of file and block, but with the purpose of highlighting the quite different characteristics of object storage, all of which are forms of shared storage. In the final analysis, we will suggest the use cases most suited to object storage, as well as file and block..."
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21 Feb 2017 How To Shrink Your Data Storage Footprint [60890]
NetworkComputing, February 21st, 2017

"Here are data management best practices and tools that help clear the clutter...

I remember a few years ago parsing through all the files on a NAS box. I was amazed at all the duplicate files, but a bit more investigation revealed that we had a mix of near duplicates in with the genuine replicas. All had the same name, so it was hard to tell the valid files from the trash. I asked around and the responses I got were mostly along the lines of, 'Why are we keeping that? No one uses it!'..."
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15 Jan 2017 Storage And San Management Tools: 2016 Products Of The Year Finalists [59556]
SearchStorage, January 6th, 2017

Rodney Brown reports in SearchStorage, "There's a short stack of six finalists in the storage and SAN management tools category for the Storage magazine/SearchStorage 2016 Products of the Year award. Even so, the list represents a wide variety of technologies.

They range from a complete data center management suite to a tool for checking on how the network component of your NAS system is performing at any given moment. Only one entrant in the storage and SAN management tools category is brand new to the market. The others are upgraded products. All six fit into one of these areas that made them eligible for consideration: SRM and SAN management software, performance monitoring, configuration management, provisioning, or data reduction..."
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06 Jan 2017 Storage And San Management Tools: 2016 Products Of The Year Finalists [59417]
SearchStorage, January 6th, 2017

"There's a short stack of six finalists in the storage and SAN management tools category for the Storage magazine/SearchStorage 2016 Products of the Year award. Even so, the list represents a wide variety of technologies.

They range from a complete data center management suite to a tool for checking on how the network component of your NAS system is performing at any given moment. Only one entrant in the storage and SAN management tools category is brand new to the market. The others are upgraded products. All six fit into one of these areas that made them eligible for consideration: SRM and SAN management software, performance monitoring, configuration management, provisioning, or data reduction..."
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