IT Management  >   Systems Operations  >   Storage Management  >  

Storage Provisioning

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
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  … 
Definition continues below.
Storage ProvisioningReports
201 - 225 of 245 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Storage Magazine: July-August 2010
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: To realize the full benefits of vSphere, you need networked storage. And when it comes to virtualized servers, iSCSI is viewed as the top choice over Fibre Channel. In this month's cover story, Eric Siebert goes under the hood of VMware vSphere to show you how to make iSCSI work for virtual machines plus other essential and informative articles.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

SearchStorage.com

Fluid Data Storage: A How To Guide - Intelligent storage automation for IT administrators
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: SANs are frequently difficult to set up and configure, requiring a lot of effort to perform necessary tasks. This paper explains how a Fluid Data architecture can make life as a storage admin much easier.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Dell Compellent

Introduction to using VMware vSphere with Dell/EMC Unified Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a detailed overview of using EMC Celerra with VMware vSphere 4. VMware vSphere is an infrastructure virtualization suite that provides virtualization, management, resource optimization, application availability, and operational automation capabilities in an integrated package.
Posted: 13 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc.

Increasing IT Efficiency in a Dynamic Data Center
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper provides a blueprint for a highly efficient and dynamic datacenter using Microsoft® and Compellent technologies. The solution is enabled by Microsoft Virtualisation and the Compellent® Storage Center SAN™ solution.
Posted: 28 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Dell Compellent

Dell EqualLogic TCO Analysis: The Economics of EqualLogic Virtualized iSCSI Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This ESG Lab report examines the economic excellence of highly scalable EqualLogic iSCSI storage solutions compared to traditional direct attached storage (DAS), Fibre Channel storage area network (FC SAN), and multi-protocol solutions (defined as systems that provide FC, iSCSI, and NAS connectivity).
Posted: 21 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc.

ICON Manager: Intuitive management interface for Xiotech’s Emprise™ 7000 and Magnitude 3D® storage systems
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Too Much Data and too few people to manage it. It’s a problem that nearly all organizations face these days, and one that requires a truly innovative solution. Xiotech Corporation has always delivered storage systems that are easy to use, helping organizations make the most of their resources. But even a good thing can get better...
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Xiotech Corporation

Performance and Scale in Cloud Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance causes companies to lose customers, reduce employee productivity, and reduce bottom line revenue. Read this whitepaper to learn why scalability is the best solution to increasing and maintaining application performance in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Joyent

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Midrange and High-End NAS Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: The market for midrange and high-end network-attached storage has become increasingly consolidated, yet still competitive, over the past year. This document offers a point-in-time snapshot of vendors' positions in the market at the time of the evaluation and evaluates each vendors' strengths and cautions.
Posted: 04 May 2010 | Published: 15 Mar 2010

Dell, Inc.

Advanced Virtualization E-book - Chapter 4: Virtual Storage Strategies and Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: Chapter 4 of the Advanced Virtualization e-book will examine the nuances of virtual storage, including provisioning, performance and remote storage methods that help ensure you allocate the right amount of storage - at the right performance level - for each application.
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 29 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc.

Harness the Power of the Cloud for Grid Computing and Batch Processing Applications
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: Learn how you can save by only paying for what you use and no more. See first-hand how scheduling issues can be a thing of the past. And for projects that require massive resources, you'll see how you can complete your projects in less time for the same cost.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 20, 2010

RightScale

Delivering IT as a Service for Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Architecting a successful cloud computing infrastructure can be challenging. The secure cloud architecture offers the best products and features to create a cloud service that can realize the efficiencies of shared infrastructure while still offering the security, flexibility, resilience, and ease of management of a traditional IT deployment.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Continental Resources

Ipswich Borough Council Shortens Backup times, Speeds File Restores with ExaGrid
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: When Ipswich Borough Council’s nightly backup times grew to 23 ½ hours a day, their IT department decided to look at alternatives to tape. After looking at several different disk-based backup systems, Ipswich chose a two-site ExaGrid system to work alongside its existing backup application, Symantec’s Backup Exec.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 12 Mar 2010

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Intelligent Data Migration: How to Reduce Costly Errors and Increase Efficiency
sponsored by SANpulse Technologies Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Gain insight from industry analyst Tony Asaro on how enterprises can efficiently maintain costs, reduce risk and optimize systems when implementing a data center move or migration.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 11 Feb 2010

SANpulse Technologies Inc.

Best Practices for Backup in a Virtualised Environment
sponsored by HP and VMware
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: While server virtualisation brings consolidation gains, it increases the impact of a storage failure, compromising the information that makes up the life blood of your organisation’s business. This webcast highlights backup best practices for combating the complexity virtualisation brings to the data center.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

HP and VMware

Top Five Business Reasons to use Hitachi Enterprise Storage in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Following are the top five business reasons organizations are choosing the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V and Universal Storage Platform VM for their virtualization environments, to drive efficiencies across their data centers.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

Hitachi Data Systems

3PAR Thin Technologies Brief
sponsored by 3PAR
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Widely known as a thin storage pioneer, 3PAR® is not just a leader in thin provisioning but in overall storage efficiency—including minimizing power consumption, reducing administration time, and promoting environmental responsibility.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

3PAR

Maximizing your enterprise data storage capacity: Improve efficiency and utilization
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
EBOOK: Maximizing your enterprise data storage capacity is more important than ever before. With the majority of storage budgets unable to keep pace with data growth rates, most storage administrators need to find ways to reduce capital and operating expenses to survive the economic downturn. Download this tutorial to learn more about tiered storage.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Xiotech Corporation

3PAR Thin Technologies
sponsored by 3PAR
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: 3PAR Thin Provisioning software improves storage system efficiency and optimizes capacity utilization system-wide. No more up-front capacity allocation. No more dedicating resources for each application. No more paying to power, house, and cool disks you may not need for months or years to come, or may never actually need.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 12 Nov 2009

3PAR

Using VMware Infrastructure 3 with 3PAR Utility Storage in Datacenter Deployments
sponsored by 3PAR
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the complementary benefits of combining features of VMware and 3PAR technologies to gain increased performance and avoid the cost of over-provisioning servers and storage in an IT infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

3PAR

3PAR Utility Storage Pays Off Big For Travel Giant Priceline.com
sponsored by 3PAR
CASE STUDY: Priceline.com purchased and deployed six 3PAR InServ S400 tiered storage arrays across multiple locations to consolidate and protect all mission-critical and SAN-resident data, including core demand collection and offer processing Oracle® databases.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

3PAR

Getting Virtualisation Right: Five Virtualisation Rules Every Organisation Must Know
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP has identified five common virtualisation rules employed by organisations that have succeeded where others have not. While technology differs in complexity and scale from one business to the next, nearly every successful organisation deployed the same five rules to realise the full potential of virtualisation.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Rethinking Storage Virtualization with the HP SAN Virtualization Services Platform
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If you are looking to improve the efficiency of your storage infrastructure, consider the HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP). It allows you to provision virtual volumes to meet the requirements of your standard and virtual servers. It delivers improved storage resource utilization along with comprehensive data protection.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Achieving flexible storage scalability: The Case for Enterprise Modular Storage Arrays
sponsored by NEC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For businesses on a data growth path, the management of storage creates numerous problems, including business disruptions when upgrading and the need for greater availability and scaling flexibility. This paper makes the case for enterprise modular storage arrays to achieve the flexible storage scalability businesses need.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

NEC Corporation

Key management strategies for your virtualized environment: Increasing your return on investment (ROI) on virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization helps reduce IT costs and increases business agility. Because of this, virtualization technologies are particularly suited to these economic times. This white paper explores the evolution of virtualization, and then gives practical advice on how virtualization can benefit your organization.
Posted: 22 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Reasons Why You Need Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V Now
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores common challenges associated with server virtualization deployments and the ways Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V together with Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager can help organizations maximize the value of server virtualization.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

Citrix
201 - 225 of 245 Matches Previous Page    7 8 9 10    Next Page
 
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.
Storage Provisioning definition sponsored by SearchStorage.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement