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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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Computer Weekly storage case studies
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CASE STUDY: Antony Adshead takes a look at what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the Computer Weekly European User Awards.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

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Four Options to Optimize SSD Performance in the Data Center
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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

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Information Governance: Expert Q&A, New Initiatives and Digital Drive
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EGUIDE: This e-guide contains a Q&A that discusses how compliance and information governance programs can partner up to secure the funding required to meet both their objectives. Learn about new information governance initiatives and how new tech is driving digital information governance.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 27 Sep 2016

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Choosing a solid-state storage system
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EGUIDE: Dive into this expert e-guide that covers the pros and cons of different systems ranging from hybrid storage to all-flash arrays. Read on and understand the differences in performance, capacity, and cost that make each system unique.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

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Differentiating All-flash Array Vendors from their Counterparts
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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

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Windows Azure Storage Abstractions and their Scalability Targets
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TECHNICAL ARTICLE: View this post to learn about the four types of data abstractions that Windows Azure Storage (WAS) offers for applications developers: blobs, tables, queues, and drives. Then learn about how they are partitioned, the URIs for each, and their scalability targets.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 10 May 2010

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Saving Time and Money with Savvy Use of Flash in Automated Storage Tiering
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WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores storage technologies that leverage the performance power of flash with storage optimization to provide improved storage and data management efficiency, increased application performance, reduced storage infrastructure costs and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

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Symantec Enterprise Vault
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this short white paper to see how you can bring your archives up to speed so that you can reduce costs, ensure you're in compliance, and make backup and recovery a breeze.
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

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Adopt a Unified Approach to Data Management
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WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explains why unified storage management solutions are best for today and tomorrow's data avalanches.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

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HP Simply StoreIT Solutions for Virtualization Brochure
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WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about navigating to the storage solution that’s right for your virtualization needs. Inside, you’ll learn about the steps you need to take based on your current virtualization experience or situation.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

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