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Storage Area Network (SAN) Management for Windows News
May 10, 2010
Storage headaches tend to get worse over time, but following the proper configuration and management steps can be the perfect remedy for your SAN-related woes.
April 22, 2010
Microsoft fleshed out its Systems Center roadmap and released some new tools this week, including the long awaited Service Manager.
March 18, 2010
While an iSCSI deployment might sound like a good idea, it's not always the right move. Most often it's the minor details that can trip you up.
September 01, 2009
Hewlett-Packard's SAN Readiness Assessment for Server Virtualization looks at current storage to see if it's enough for planned server virtualization projects.
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Enterprises are increasingly considering iSCSI SANs for departmental applications, server workloads that aren't bandwidth-intensive, and virtual servers. In fact, the connection between shared storage and virtualized servers is changing the iSCSI ... Continue Reading
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This eBook goes over the benefits of using iSCSI SAN technology with Windows file servers, SQL Server and Exchange Server 2007. Continue Reading
This collection of articles, mediacasts and eBook chapters provide in-depth details on the inner-workings of storage area networks, including tips on backup and recovery strategies, iSCSI and disk management. Continue Reading
Most servers and SANs use SCSI drives, which typically perform better than the IDE hard drives prevalent in workstations and consumer-grade computers. In short, it's almost impossible for an administrator to allocate storage in a SAN, build a ... Continue Reading
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Windows Server 2008 R2 offers the new File Classification Infrastructure, simplifying the content administration of network files in Windows environments. Continue Reading
We've had Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer. Now say hello to Storage Explorer, a new Windows Server 2008 utility designed to help improve the management of SAN resources. Continue Reading
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