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DEFINITION: Thin provisioning (TP) is a method of optimizing the efficiency with which the available space is utilized in storage area networks (SAN). TP operates by allocating disk storage space in a flexible manner among multiple users, based on the minimum space required by each user at any given time.In the conventional storage provisioning model, also known as fat provisioning (FP), storage space is allocated  … 

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E-Guide: Storage Virtualization: The Missing Link for Greater Capacity Efficiencies
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Storage virtualization has gained traction in IT departments as an effective means by which to improve utilization for significant cost savings and efficiency gains. Access this resource for expert advice around maintaining capacity efficiencies and savings across virtual environments.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The SSD Landscape
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: The aim of this report was to understand the new wave of interest inSSDs by analyzing: SSD workload applications, types of SSD deployments and motives for IT environments to deploy SSDs.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Coho Data

How to Use Flash-Based SSDs in Your Environment
sponsored by Coho Data
EGUIDE: This e-guide will inform you of 4 ways to use flash storage in the enterprise IT storage stack today, as well as the benefits of deploying SSDs (hint: you will see significant green storage savings).
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Coho Data

Presentation Transcript: Command Line Storage Provisioning in Windows Server 2008
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript demonstrates step-by-step how to manage Windows from the command line, and particularly how to provision storage. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Learn How to Store 5x More Data in the Same Space
sponsored by CDW and IBM
WHITE PAPER: This slide show talks about the challenges that organizations are facing due to explosive data growth. It also talks about an efficient, virtualized, flash-optimized storage solution that delivers 5x more storage without tying up additional space.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW and IBM

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

Best Practices for Optimal Flash Based Storage
sponsored by CDW and IBM
EGUIDE: Explore this e-guide and learn how you can overcome flash-based storage limitations such as its notorious non-linear performance. Additionally, experts highlight 4 SSD best practices for efficient virtual machine storage.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CDW and IBM

DataStream Architecture
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get an exclusive look at one vendor's storage system design that achieves performance and scale through common and narrow low-level interfaces to MicroArrays.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

Coho Data

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

Build Trust for Patient Care and Data Protection With Scalable Storage
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
CASE STUDY: This brief white paper highlights the process that this healthcare organisation took toward more scalable storage, and the solution that brought benefits, including admin time for storage cut in half, critical data protection during a disaster, and much more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

DellEMC and Intel®
 

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