Give a Little, Get a Lot: How Virtualization Pays You Back
“You have to break a few eggs to make an omelet.” It’s an interesting proverb, with an even more interesting (and dark!) history. Your parents…
Samuel Chapman
 
Breaking Free of File System Hierarchies
(Without the Bloodshed)
Like many of you, I once was a slave to the maniacal regimen of organizing files into strict hierarchies, only to find that despite my…
Samuel Chapman
 
Combatting Ransomware with Continuous Data Protection
Ransomware targets your organization’s most valuable asset: its data. While it’s a relatively new threat (first major attack in 2012), ransomware attacks increased nearly 120%…
Samuel Chapman
 
Patented Approaches to Parallelism to improve I/O Performance on a Multi-Core System
At the founding of DataCore, the storage landscape was dominated by large incumbents producing custom-built hardware appliances.  We were established on the premise that general…
Samuel Chapman
 
Ensuring Data Protection Best Practices with Encryption
The main problems that people have to deal with when disk devices are concerned are related to when the device leaves the owner’s control. The…
Samuel Chapman
 
A Q&A with QA: How DataCore Qualifies its Software with Commodity Products
When it comes to running Datacore’s SDS platform, our customers are not limited to specific vendors or fabrics because it runs on commodity hardware as…
Samuel Chapman
 
SANsymphony Gets Encryption and Metro-Cluster Enhancements, Along with Added Simplicity and Style in its Latest Version
I am very excited to announce the upcoming release of SANsymphony 10.0 PSP 9. A major item included in this release is the addition of…
Samuel Chapman
 
From Reactive to Proactive & Predictive: Introducing DataCore™ Insight Services
One of the most significant challenges IT professionals face is simply maintaining the environments they are responsible for and ensuring those environments are consistently delivering…
Andrei Negrea
 
A Hybrid-Converged Infrastructure Appliance? How DataCore’s New HCI-Flex Goes Above and Beyond Hyperconverged 1.0
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) continues to gain traction in the enterprise IT market, with rapid adoption amongst diverse customers looking to simplify IT operations, reduce complexity,…
Andrei Negrea
 
Diverse Storage Systems – Putting Their Differences to Good Use
IT practitioners are taught since infancy the benefits of standardizing hardware. The “homogeneous doctrine” promises that sticking with one manufacturer and one model will make…
Andrei Negrea
 
Data At Rest Encryption
Let’s start with the basics—encryption is defined as the process of encoding or encrypting a data in such a manner that only designated authorized people…
Andrei Negrea
 
SAP-HANA Hosting Provider Reduces Latency by 75% and Saves $100k with HCI Solution
We recently had a fun conversation with 1st Basis Consulting, a rapidly growing SAP and VMware-certified partner offering technical managed services and IT consulting for…
Andrei Negrea
 
Growing Architecture Firm Achieves 350,000 IOPS and Storage Freedom
This is a post summarizing the conversation that took place on a webcast recorded in late January. You can click here to watch the entire…
Andrei Negrea
 
Software-Defined Storage and How it Enables Continuity of Operations for Data Survivability
Did you know that software-defined storage (SDS), previously known in the industry as storage virtualization, enables continuity of operations (COOP) from the data availability and…
Andrei Negrea