Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is replacing Fibre Channel drives in high performance applications such as online transaction processing, real time analytics & streaming media. The key reasons for this transition are that SAS drives have the same or better reliability and data availability characteristics of Fibre Channel drives but are less expensive.
In this week's Computer Weekly, as CIOs come to terms with the Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws that make every computer a security risk, we examine how to protect your IT estate. We find out how Alexa-style smart speakers can help with CRM strategies. And we look at how the public sector is implementing DevOps. Read the issue now.
The National Museum of Computing has trawled the Computer Weekly archives for another selection of articles highlighting significant articles published in the month of June over the past few decades.
The dread of any IT manager is in making a significant purchase of hardware or software to then find that they are 'locked in' to one supplier. But analyst Clive Longbottom asks, is this still the case?
In this expert guide, George Crump outlines the state of flash storage systems, and demonstrates how to use NVMe and flash DIMM to proactively keep performance ahead of users' expectations. Read on as Crump also predicts the fate of HDDs, and explains how to keep pace by improving internal and external connectivity.
Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.