The Problem With Requirements Gathering
Working together in a large organization means ideally everyone gives up control of information for the benefit of the whole. So why doesn't it work that way in the real world?
Storage Technology Lost to the Recession
What if PCIe 3.0 had been released in 2010 as it was supposed to be? Who cares about 3.5-inch drives vs. 2.5-inch drives? Readers' questions are answered in this follow-up blog post.
What Is PCIe Affinity and Why Does It Matter?
Does your storage vendor connect groups of nodes to each other via an external interconnect to build the SMP? Then chances are your I/O is going over the network to another PCIe bus and then out to storage. Here's why.
Sunny Outlook for Cloud Backup: InfoStor, Taneja Group Survey Finds
A recent survey of IT managers conducted by Taneja Group and InfoStor found nearly one-third of respondents using cloud backup and more than half planning to do so within the next two years. Concerns abound, nonetheless, and cloud providers must address them to remain viable.