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ALSO CALLED: Capacity Management, Server Capacity Planning, Capacity Requirements Planning, IT Capacity Planning
DEFINITION: In information technology, capacity planning is the science and art of estimating the space, computer hardware, software and connection infrastructure resources that will be needed over some future period of time. A typical capacity concern of many enterprises is whether resources will be in place to handle an increasing number of requests as the number of users or interactions increase. The aim  … 
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Return on Infrastructure: SSDs and SEDs Reap the "New ROI" with Superior Security
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to use storage hardware-level encryption to improve data backup and security, in the form of SSDs and self-encrypting drives (SEDs), by downloading this resource. Read on to compare these drives to traditional HDD and software-based solutions in the areas of data security, EOL management, and DR.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Micron

An Overview of A New Style of Scale-Out NAS
sponsored by Qumulo
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a new scale-out storage system designed to offer raw capacity at scale, as well as provide up-to-the-minute analysis, leverage both SSDs and HDDs, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Qumulo

Capacity Management In The Modern Data Center
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Capacity management isn't anything new, but the way we approach it is constantly evolving. Virtualization is bringing on the next evolutionary step. Access this white paper to learn about capacity management in the modern data center and how a real-time control system solves this issue when traditional capacity management can't.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Turbonomic

6 Ways Cloud Storage can Deliver Openstack Benefits
sponsored by Datera
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a storage system designed to work hand-in-hand with your OpenStack environment. Click inside and discover 6 ways this system can improve your cloud storage, OpenStack capabilities, and more.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 22 May 2017

Datera

How Always-On Global Data Efficiencies Maximize System Capacity Without Performance vs. Capacity Trade-Offs
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a system that may be able to solve the capacity-performance dilemma. By combining strong SSD performance with a multi-layer compression and data deduplication technique, you'll be able to make flash scalability an economic reality.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

NetApp

A Service Provider's Perspective: Scale-Up vs. Scale-Out
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how adopting a scale-up storage system can solve the problem of scale-out workloads. Click inside to discover why successful scale-out storage isn't automatic, the key capabilities of a scale-out storage array, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

NetApp

SSD: It's Not Just for Databases Anymore
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover why secondary storage systems and mid-level workloads will benefit from SSD, and the top four requirements that should be considered when adopting flash in your organization, as illustrated by George Crump.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

IBM

All-Flash Storage's Business-Critical Role in SAP Modernization
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Modernizing SAP—to improve agility and drive new revenue streams—doesn't mean ripping everything out and starting over. Download this paper to discover an all-flash appliance uniquely positioned to deliver the high reliability SAP environments need with elastic scalability, high performance for all I//O sizes, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Industry Highlight: Flash Storage System Speeds Financial Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Illustrated here is how one financial services company implemented an all-flash array to accelerate revenue-generating financial apps. Read on to learn how flash combats the relatively lengthy response times of disk drives, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

IBM

Virtual SAN with Hardware Encryption Meets SSD
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to realize the benefits of all-flash virtual SAN, including inline data deduplication and compression, data-at-rest security, and more. Learn how this brand of virtual SAN eases IT deployment and frees your teams to focus on building your bottom line.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Micron

Meet the Flash Platform Transforming Customer Expectations of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download this IDC paper to assess the technical, financial, and business implications of implementing an all-flash storage offering that's shaking up the traditionally risky enterprise storage upgrade cycle with a system that is non-disruptive and requires no data migration.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Introduction to Amazon Auto Scaling
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how Amazon Web Services Auto Scaling can eliminate the problems that come with automated or manual cloud scaling efforts.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Dell Storage for HPC with Intel Enterprise Edition 2.3 for Lustre
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In high performance computing, the efficient delivery of data to and from compute nodes is often complicated to execute. Discover how to deliver the high performance and availability your HPC system craves by deploying a scale-out storage appliance complete with an open source parallel file system.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Dell EMC and Intel®

VMTurbo Applies Market-Based Modeling to Workload Performance Management Challenges
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Cloud management is the key to meeting dynamic workload performance demands. Read on to learn about the top cloud management tools that are being implemented across the United States, and gain insight into one company's approach.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Turbonomic

WAN Virtualization: Increase Application Reliability and Lower Networking Costs
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how WAN virtualization can help you increase application reliability and scale bandwidth all while lowering networking costs.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

Citrix

Rethinking Storage in an Always-On World: Big Data Puts the Spotlight on Hyperscale Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits and challenges of working with big data, the type of storage it needs and best practices for deploying the right storage technology for you.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Scale-Out Storage Ideal Solution for Unstructured Data Growth
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Find out why scale-out storage solutions are proving to be a popular alternative to traditional storage options.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Red Hat and HP

Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: The new era of capacity management: The art of the possible
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read the following white paper to see how Capacity Management Analytics can allow for capacity planners, system administrators, data center executives, and others to track, measure, and forecast capacity, pinpoint issues, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

IBM

Analyst report: The Optimal Path to the Private Cloud
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a complete list of cloud computing benefits, as well as the best ways to move toward private cloud.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

EMC

Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Dell Software

Capabilities of leading RAID storage system may surprise you
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: SUSE needed a new storage infrastructure to accommodate over 80TB of data to host its core SUSE Linux Enterprise internal development environment. This case study illustrates how SUSE utilized one storage solution to address these issues and, in turn, reaped the many benefits.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS and RainStor with Hadoop for Efficient Big Data Management
sponsored by RainStor Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises rely on Hadoop to manage and analyze large volumes of data, and as such, they are looking to deploy the right architecture to optimize compute and storage requirements. The traditional approach is running Hadoop on DAS -- but is there a better way?
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

RainStor Inc.

Next-generation storage for big data archives
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents a new generation of storage that incorporates the strengths of object storage while maintaining operational and functional flexibility.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Quantum Corporation

Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site Twoo.com found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Your Roadmap for Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This article gives a description of an approach to consolidation that has been successful for a growing number of organizations. The approach responds to a number of problems that typically arise when consolidating into an existing data center.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Schneider Electric
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CAPACITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  of the capacity planner is to plan so well that new capacity is added just in time to meet the anticipated need but not so early that resources go unused for a long period. The successful capacity planner is one that makes the trade-offs between the present and the future that overall prove to be the most cost-efficient. The capacity planner, using business plans and forecasts, tries to imagine what the future needs will be. Analytical modeling tools can help the planner get answers to "What if" scenarios so that a range of possibilities can be explored. The capacity planner is especially … 
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