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- NAS Basics
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Network-attached storage (NAS) is hard disk storage set up with its own network address rather than being attached to the department computer serving applications to a network's workstations.
NAS architectures experience performance problems when workloads are increased or new applications and/or tools are added. Some issues are specific to a given storage environment, but many can be isolated using this checklist for troubleshooting NAS performance problems.
Find out how a company built a virtual tape library by using a low-cost NAS software solution from E-Open.
One of the biggest challenges with NAS is file management. Consolidating NAS on fewer files makes it easier to manage, and Windows Storage Server 2003 contains a number of features that do just that.
The SATA disk drive interface opens doors to Windows storage by making NAS a more viable opportunity for backup and archival applications as well as just a standard file server.
Here's a book chapter on Windows-powered NAS devices and snapshots
Here's a quiz you can take to measure how much you know about NAS
Here's a look at the major players in the NAS marketplace.
A storage expert shares his thoughts on why you should consider a NAS gateway, whether it will be easy to implement a NAS gateways, how it will be managed and what NAS products are coming down the road.
WinStorage: Now in ezine format, WinStorage helps administrators manage their storage in a Windows infrastructure.
Storage magazine offers storage vendors a vehicle to reach IT and executive managers who seek strategic coverage of storage as a front-and-center concern. It covers storage from a strategic point of view and offers trend analysis.