How to Overcome “Data Anxiety Disorders”
I’ll concede that you won’t find it in any medical dictionary, but it’s a genuine problem. Given the information explosion we are experiencing, it will…
Miranda Rudy-Nguyen
 
A New Year…A New Decade…And a New Reason for Storage Optimism?
You’re the storage administrator for a medium company, it’s 2020, and you’re back in the office. You feel rested, relaxed, and optimistic. You had a…
Miranda Rudy-Nguyen
 
The Power of Shell
Microsoft PowerShell can be an extremely useful tool for automating system management tasks in Windows. While most system configuration and administration tasks are typically done…
Samuel Chapman
 
Breaking the Barriers of Physical Hardware with System Managed Mirroring
Virtualization is the DNA of DataCore. A pioneer of software-defined storage (SDS), DataCore started breaking through physical barriers that kept storage isolated in silos as…
Samuel Chapman
 
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
 
How to Move Source Control from Perforce to GitHub
DataCore is undergoing an agile transformation. Recently we moved source control from Perforce to GitHub. It was an interesting and challenging exercise. In this blog…
Samuel Chapman
 
The Role of Monitoring and Analytics in Success 2.0
No matter what the emerging trend is in our industry, one of the constants is building core competencies around elegant solutions that empower storage administrators…
Samuel Chapman
 
Transforming Data into Actionable Insights
Powerful analytics tools with visualization features and data insight services are driving a new paradigm in business decision-making, and are already having a positive impact…
Samuel Chapman
 
3 Techniques for Creating Innovative Patents
So where do patents come from? It’s all very well saying, “Go and write some patents,” but where do you start? How do you come…
Andrei Negrea
 
Secondary Storage Doesn’t Have to Be Costly or Difficult to Manage
What Is Secondary Storage? Secondary storage complements the storage used for your major day-to-day operations (typically called primary storage). Primary storage is fast and highly…
Andrei Negrea
 
Data Replication Technologies: Inside or Outside the Storage System?
By default, every storage vendor wants you to have SAN arrays of the same model on both the production site and disaster recovery (DR) site.…
Andrei Negrea
 
Continuously Modernize Your Storage Infrastructure Without Disruption
Why do so many forward-looking IT initiatives stop dead in their tracks? Cost may be one reason, but just as often it’s the disruption they…
Andrei Negrea