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Expert Insight: HPC Uses, Storage Requirements, and Backup Tips

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Although high performance computing (HPC) systems have unique data analysis capabilities, they also have complex storage requirements that IT professionals must address. This expert e-guide discusses the primary uses for HPC and explains why many existing storage technologies are not well suited to support this type of environment.

Discover how scale-out storage can overcome the limitations of traditional alternatives and find out why the following steps are essential when tweaking data backups in OneFS-based HPC systems:

  • Configure network data management protocol (NDMP) backups to shorten data paths
  • Use an indirect NDMP backup topology if the direct method is not feasible
  • Implement an archiving tool to avoid backing up the same data repeatedly
  • And more
Vendor:
Dell, Inc. and Intel®
Posted:
20 Apr 2012
Published
20 Apr 2012
Format:
PDF
Length:
5 Page(s)
Type:
eGuide
Language:
English

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