White Papers by Topic: Data management

Resources available: 254

Physical Infrastructure Optimization: A Foundation for Growth

According to Gartner, the rise in big data is one of the forces that will change IT. The proliferation of data is accelerating, and most IT departments are not prepared to handle the demands of managing and storing so much data.

Unlocking the Promise of Demand Sensing and Shaping through Big Data Analytics

Many organizations have limited insight into big data. These limitations have significant opportunity costs and can have a negative effect on identifying and understanding customer demand patterns and related supply constraints.

Revisiting the Search for Long-Term Storage -- A TCO Analysis of Tape and Disk

The Clipper Group, a 20-year old computer industry analyst firm, inde-pendently funded a total-cost-of-owner-ship (TCO) study to compare the costs of backend storage on high-capacity SATA/SAS disks and LTO tape for holding archived data.

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention

IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time.

Long-Term Data Retention - Key Considerations

Managing backup and recovery in today's environment is a multi-dimensional challenge with both near and long-term business requirements. Recent technological developments in disk backup have had a positive impact on short-term data retention strategy. This tool provides key topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.

The Value of iLayer Management: A Technical Brief

Many customers have expressed a desire for tape libraries to proactively report more-and better-information about their units, therefore requiring less hands-on time supporting their tape systems.

HP LTO-5 8Gb Native Storage Networking Architecture

Quantum's iLayer software has historically provided an advanced SAN connectivity feature set via a Fibre Channel I/O Blade, sold and positioned as storage networking drives.

Why Organizations Need LTO-5 Today

For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called on to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations.

Need a Long-Term Archive Solution?

Along with their iLayer software, Quantum has delivered an archive solution that reduces the total cost of ownership for the IT infrastructure while at the same time simplifying data protection. To learn more about the Scalar i6000, please read on.

Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4

Even the most demanding Oracle database workloads can now be virtualized with VMware vSphere and ESX 4 -- with greater than 95 percent of Oracle instances matching native performance. This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to meet their performance and availability goals. This paper provides technical guidance when deploying Oracle databases on VMware vSphere. This document will also show that the same best practices, tuning tips and tricks, and skill sets necessary to deploy Oracle databases in physical environments can be leveraged when deploying Oracle databases in virtual environments.

©1994-2014 Infoworld, Inc.