NAS vs. SAN

Differences between a NAS and a SAN explained

SAN (Storage Area Networks) and NAS (Network-attached Storage) are both network-based storage solutions. These solutions differ but they serve the same purpose – to keep user data safe and accessible. ...

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Senyum OECSS

New Open-E Certified Storage Solution – Meet the ultra-compact and fast SENYUM Supermicro 1U-STR-NVMe

Today, we’d like to introduce you to a high performing storage solution that helped our users to utilize software defined storage in the customer’s environment. Meet the SENYUM Supermicro 1U-STR-NVMe, ...

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Open-E JovianDSS up28

New software update – Open-E JovianDSS up28 now available

Good news! Fresh from our labs – Open-E JovianDSS update 28 is now available for download. Read the article to learn about the impressive list of new features and fixes ...

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Kubernetes as a service

Kubernetes as a Service: Comparing EKS vs GKE

Kubernetes (k8s) makes the management and deployment of containers much easier. However, maintaining the platform can be complicated and expensive so many companies opt to use managed Kubernetes services. This ...

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OE Success stories from 2019

Open-E Success Stories in 2019

Beginning of the year is a great moment to summarize the achievements from the previous years as well as to prepare plans, goals and strategies for the upcoming months. Well, ...

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Copy-on-write and snapshots

ZFS Essentials – Copy-on-write & snapshots

This article provides information about concepts that stand behind the copy-on-write mechanism as well as snapshots and clones used in the ZFS system. Copy-on-write On predominant number of file systems, ...

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EBS Snapshots

5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon holds a bulk of the cloud services market, thanks at least partially, to its significant number of available services. One of these services, Elastic Block Store (EBS), is particularly ...

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Data Integrity and RAIDZ

ZFS Essentials – Data integrity & RAIDZ

Today we continue the series of articles that aims at presenting the basics of the ZFS. In today’s article we’re further discussing this topic, focusing on the notions of data ...

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EBS Amazon features

7 Little-Known Amazon EBS Features You Should Be Using

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to hold the greatest market share when it comes to cloud-based services, at least in part because of the significant number of options it offers. ...

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Pooled storage

ZFS Essentials – What is pooled storage?

This article is the second part of the ZFS series of articles and this time we would like to focus on the concept of pooled storage and its component parts. ...

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