When the data center goes down: Preparing for the big one

July 09, 2012
No matter what you do, your power will fail some day. Here are the 4 steps you can take to prepare yourself
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Moving to the cloud for the right reasons

July 02, 2012
Many failed forays into the cloud begin with a poorly conceived notion of what the cloud is actually good for
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Blame game over Amazon outage misses the point

June 25, 2012
With Amazon.com's most recent outage, cloud detractors and apologists alike missed its real lesson: All technology can fail
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5 tips for vanquishing virtual sprawl

June 18, 2012
Take control of the virtual machines in your data center with these 5 simple rules
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Don't get shortchanged by data center bundles

June 11, 2012
As top-tier infrastructure vendors bundle their hardware, the customer often comes out with less
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Bye-bye, tapes: How to get the right disk backup appliance

June 04, 2012
Deduplicating backup appliances have become very popular, but choosing the right one means looking beyond deduplication
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Your fateful decision: NFS or iSCSI?

May 29, 2012
The two predominant IP storage protocols have wildly different strengths and weaknesses. Is one really better than the other?
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iSCSI storage networking: What you need to know

May 21, 2012
As simple as iSCSI is to get running, configuring it to perform optimally requires a solid knowledge of how it actually works
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Get your storage network right for NFS

May 14, 2012
Once you've built a solid network foundation, the next challenge is to use it as effectively as possible. With NFS, these best practices can help
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Build a bulletproof network for IP storage

May 07, 2012
Correctly configuring a network for IP storage isn't quite as simple as it seems. Here's how to do it right
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