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ALSO CALLED: Thin Provisioning, Provisioning
DEFINITION: Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available  … 
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Seeing Past the Hype: Understanding Converged and Hyperconverged Platforms
sponsored by NetApp
RESEARCH CONTENT: Open this ESG white paper to explore the history of converged and hyperconverged infrastructure and what separates the 2, how today's users are putting their solutions to work, and much more.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

NetApp

Gordon College Case Study
sponsored by Reduxio
CASE STUDY: In this case study learn why Gordon College adopted Reduxio's HX550 hybrid flash array to accomplish their goals of app consolidation, reduced database latency, and more.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 04 Dec 2017

Reduxio

An Overview of the Features and Benefits of Virtuozzo Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by Virtuozzo
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a software-defined storage system that bridges the gap. Its built-in flexible redundancy means it can handle any failures and eliminate the need for NAS or SAN systems, and it can run on commodity hardware, using your existing compute servers.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Virtuozzo

What I&O Leaders Believe About Hyper-Converged Workload Expansion
sponsored by Pivot3
RESEARCH CONTENT: This research report provides some insights as to how you can provision your existing HCI deployments now to accommodate future workloads.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

Pivot3

Top 4 Data Storage Concerns for Law Firms
sponsored by Peak10
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn what takeaways you can glean by studying the 4 major data storage concerns faced by law firms, and find out how their solutions to these problems can be used in your organization's storage strategy.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Peak10

Optimizing Analytics with NVMe Direct Scale-out Flash
sponsored by Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This report highlights the benefits of leveraging Apeiron's ADS1000 Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solution to improve storage in distributed analytics environments. Download now to take advantage of the bandwidth, low latency, and parallel capabilities of NVMe to improve resource utilization and processing for BI and analytics.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Apeiron Data Systems, Inc.

Tier 0 Storage Moves to NVMe to Meet Demand for Speed
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In this expert-guide, learn how NVMes are letting storage pros do more with their Tier 0 storage. Discover how this new technology is closing the performance gap between Tier 0 and Tier 1, as well as how the next phase in NVMe innovation is taking place.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The present and likely future of the NVMe protocol
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In this expert guide by consultant Jim O'Reilly, learn about the rise of NVMe, how it as replaced the long-term need for SATA, what technologies it will do battle with next, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Why Your Business Is (Probably) Drowning In A Data Deluge
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 common pain-points when it comes to storing and managing big data, and find out what steps you can take to help ease these burdens.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 05 Oct 2017

Cintra

Machine Learning Boosts Application Uptime
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESOURCE: Use this infographic to learn how applying machine learning analytics to your storage system can help you smooth and simplify the identification and remediation of data delivery interruptions.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Triangulate your Storage Architecture with Intelligent Caching
sponsored by StorMagic
WEBCAST: This webcast explores what it takes to reduce storage costs without compromising capacity or performance, by triangulating your storage architecture.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Premiered: May 8, 2017

StorMagic

Learn How You Can Unshackle Yourself from Physical SANs
sponsored by StorMagic
WEBCAST: Inside this webinar, discover a suite of virtual storage management programs that not only unshackle you from physical SANs, but also help automate and streamline your IT process. Learn how this predictive caching tool could dramatically increase the IOPS of your existing servers with a simple upgrade, deploy multiple VSAs out-of-the-box, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Premiered: Apr 5, 2017

StorMagic

Build your own advanced server-based storage array
sponsored by StorMagic
WHITE PAPER: Download now to learn how software-defined storage paired with industry-standard servers can allow you to create an advanced server-based storage array, at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

StorMagic

Choosing the Right Path to Data Migration: A Side-By-Side Comparison of Current Migration Options
sponsored by Cirrus Data Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the pros and cons of the 4 most popular data migration methods to better understand their cost, complexity, and how they will or won't disrupt your day-to-day business.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Cirrus Data Solutions

Why This Company Chose Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS to Handle Peak Rendering Workloads
sponsored by Qumulo
CASE STUDY: Discover why the creative firm Ant Farm leveraged the analytics inherent in scale-out NAS in this case study. Read on to learn the benefits they gained, like Interactive web-based REST API, which provided user interface customization, 2-week software development and release cycles, for real-time updates, and more.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

Qumulo

Why All-Flash Storage is Both Accessible and Affordable for all Businesses
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
RESOURCE: Read about how flash systems became the affordable and effective storage tool for reducing cost and managing large data workloads in this white paper. Then learn about an all-flash array capable of delivering 3000K IOPS at 1ms latency, and more inside.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Getting Great Performance In The Cloud
sponsored by Zadara Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a new architecture created to help you balance cloud storage availability by providing multi-tenant infrastructure to ensure predictable app performance, privacy, and customization.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Zadara Storage

Changing Customer Experience Expectations for Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Click inside this white paper to learn about a storage refresh system for all-flash arrays that allows users to upgrade performance and capacity independently, removes the need to repurchase technology, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

Building High Performance Infrastructure for Databases
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Often underperforming databases are not a hardware issue. Click inside to learn the storage requirements for latency reduction in databases, an adaptive parallel I/O technology that can help you optimize database performance, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2017 | Published: 07 Jul 2017

DataCore Software Corporation

Differentiating All-flash Array Vendors from their Counterparts
sponsored by Tegile, a Western Digital brand
EGUIDE: Our experts compiled this guide to determining the most suitable AFA vendor for your enterprise—ensuring you choose one that not only provides snapshots and thin provisioning, but also active-active controllers and replication, and QoS. Read on to also gain access to instruction for a three-phase AFA implementation.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Tegile, a Western Digital brand

Full Guide to the Growth of NVMe
sponsored by Tegile, a Western Digital brand
EGUIDE: Read this expert-guide to discover the benefits nonvolatile memory express (NVMe) provides, and explore how yet another stage of NVMe development, NVMe over Fabrics, is allowing this tech to scale rapidly to meet development needs. Then, learn why the introduction of NVMe over Ethernet may be the only thing capable of saving Ethernet drives.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Tegile, a Western Digital brand

Tips to an Easier Hybrid Cloud Deployment
sponsored by Zadara Storage
EGUIDE: Discover how to avoid making the wrong choices, understand what to look for, reduce time to provisioning when deploying a hybrid cloud environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 10 Apr 2017

Zadara Storage

Four Options to Optimize SSD Performance in the Data Center
sponsored by Intel Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, learn 4 ways you can optimize SSD performance and longevity. For example, you'll discover which files are best suited for SSDs, find out why defragmentation may actually detrimental, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Published: 25 Sep 2017

Intel Corporation

Migration Planning to SharePoint Online
sponsored by SkySync
WHITE PAPER: Before simply jumping into a new Sharepoint storage environment, it's good to have a plan on how you're going to get there. Inside, learn some important considerations to take into account when moving to Sharepoint.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

SkySync

3D-Nand Boosts Capacity to Push All-flash Data Center
sponsored by Avnet
EGUIDE: Because the demand for storage capacity is so insatiable, storage media suppliers have had to look for new ways to increase the capacity of their flash products. Discover how to do so here with 3D-Nand-powered SSD, achieving higher densities at a lower cost per bit.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Apr 2017

Avnet
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STORAGE PROVISIONING DEFINITION (continued): … Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity. As a result, the storage utilization rate is low. Large amounts of storage space are paid for but may never be used. A newer model, known as thin provisioning TP, was developed to optimize the efficient use of available space.
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