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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RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – what it is, how it works? The history lesson

After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a small description of the mentioned ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows – in the easiest possible way – what RAID is, the idea of it and how it ...

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RAID 0

What is RAID 0

We published an article about RAID 5: “How does RAID 5 work? The Shortest and Easiest explanation ever” – now is the time for the whole series.  We will try ...

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Asynchronous Volume Replication

What to do if Asynchronous volume replication is needed?

So you need Asynchronous volume replication badly and you only find the Synchronous volume replication is on our feature list. Not all is lost as we can still provide a ...

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Open-E DSS V6 volume replication (DRBD)

A few words about DSS V6 volume replication (DRBD)

We are sure some of you have thought about DRBD – about its use and operation. Here is some information about it – a few benefits, some drawbacks, tips and ...

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Datacenter

When data had gone walkabout and the air was blue with oaths

Here are three invented stories, three good endings and three bad ones. It does not matter who you are and what you do – it can happen to you. Let’s ...

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Hacking attacks

How expensive can be someone’s curiosity or fun?

Recently when headlines all around the world have reported about another spectacular hacking attacks of LulzSec or Anonynmous group, we all started to wonder – is data security and personal ...

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Public cloud hosting and private clouds

Public cloud hosting and private clouds: how do they do it?

Recently we’ve seen an explosion of new ideas based on the ‘cloud computing’ concept, and the chances are that many of you want to participate in this lucrative market as ...

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