WHD2012.global highlights: 190 Virtual Machines running on 178 TB with HA Storage

Last week I was visiting the World Hosting Day Event in Germany as usual and I’ve wanted to provide you all with some highlights. Intel was presenting the innovative Romley ...

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SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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Cloud storage

There is something about the Cloud

Cloud is “hot”, everyone is talking about it, everyone uses it, everyone keeps data in the “Cloud”. However, do we know what it really means? Let’s look at a cloud ...

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SSDs

To use or not to use SSDs? That is the admins question!

It’s quicker, it’s lighter, it does not generate any noise and has a lower work temperature…Furthermore, it doesn’t have any mechanical, moving components so it offers you not only a ...

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Data recycling

How to recycle data

What to do with old hard disks? What to do if your company is going to upgrade its equipment? How to get rid of any useless hardware? However we approach ...

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Switch off

Recommendations for boot media with DSS V6

Here we present two ways of thinking about the issue of boot media in cooperation with Open-E DSS V6. Take a look below – there are following options to consider: ...

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Modern technology

It is alive!

Modern technology – we all know its rules, laws (like Moore’s law), limitations, possibilities and direction of development (well, for the most part). Technology is still evolving… But what if ...

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RAID 5, RAID 6

RAID 5? RAID 6? Or other altErnativEE?

Here we are with the next part of our RAID series. This time the article will concern RAID 5, RAID 6 and two alternatives – RAID 5E and 5EE. Take ...

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Safe storage

Apple Time Machine and Open-E DSS V6. Short step-by-step and one tip

Do you love your data as much as your MacBook®? Well, this is the article (and software) for you. Apple Time Machine® is backup software developed by Apple® Inc. and ...

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Storage with iSCSI target (built-in DSS V6)

How to boot an operating system from a remote iSCSI disk?

Want to reduce energy costs and the risk of possible data loss? A dynamic increase of data volumes leads to greater the hardware requirements and greater power consumption – forces ...

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