File systems News
June 30, 2016
Amazon EFS is now generally available after a lengthy preview and should fill a void for many customers, though limitations will force some customers to rely on workarounds.
April 11, 2016
Cisco's HyperFlex hyper-converged strategy depends largely on startup Springpath's file system performing better than those from Nutanix, VMware and other competitors.
March 17, 2016
Growing through staff adds and acquisition forced a global architectural design firm to examine where and how it stores data files. The answer lay in cloud-based data storage.
February 02, 2016
Panzura builds a new console that centralizes maintenance for its controllers and Global File System. The Google Maps-based monitoring and reporting tool manages cloud storage.
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As VMware continues its expansion into the virtual storage market, updates to its Virtual SAN model promise exciting new features to improve shared storage solutions. Continue Reading
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers. Continue Reading
Advanced multi-layered unification filesystem (AUFS) is a union filesystem sometimes used in platform-as-a-service environments to merge distinct directory hierarchies into a single directory. This may be done to consolidate a large repository without using a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) or similar techniques. Continue Reading
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Object storage systems have several advantages over file systems when it comes to storing cloud applications, including data protection, cost and scalability. Continue Reading
Docker's service-centric approach to container-based virtualization takes virtualization technology to a whole new level, but still has some serious drawbacks. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey discusses five ways to virtualize storage in an organization. Review the pros and cons of each approach to find the best fit for your data center. Continue Reading
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If you tell File Explorer to show hidden files, that means desktop.ini appears on your desktop. This simple tip explains how to hide such files only in the desktop view. Continue Reading
A new approach to a P2P server infrastructure for Web applications is gaining recognition. Expert George Lawton provides an overview. Continue Reading
If you run Exchange 2007 or 2010 and are moving to Office 365, the public folder batch migration feature will ease the process. Continue Reading
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While it may seem that you should never switch off the deduplication process, there are two instances where that may be the best solution for your organization. Continue Reading
Organizations waste a staggering amount of data storage capacity, much of which can be attributed to improper capacity management. Continue Reading
Learn three ways a data archiving system can provide access to granular-level data and then replicate it for automated recovery at a later date. Continue Reading