EMC World Day One – Introducing ViPR

Datalink on Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Monday was the opening of really, three different EMC events. EMC World is an annual event held for the EMC user community, Global Partner Summit the annual update for the worldwide partner community of EMC, and the SE conference for the EMC and partner presales technical community. An estimated 15,000 are in Las [...]

Redundancy in dedupe

Juan Orlandini on Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Recently, Mike Spindler and I had a conversation, and he brought up an interesting point. When we design storage architectures, it's a foregone conclusion that we're going to build the SAN/NAS solution to be redundant across everything we can: dual HBAs, redundant fabrics, high-availability (HA) storage solutions, etc [...]

Dedupe, Depends

Datalink on Friday, September 16, 2011

Back to "serious business" after my belated April Fool’s Day flight of fancy.

Vendors Forget the Biggest Value of Deduplication in Large Enterprises

Datalink on Monday, July 25, 2011

Data deduplication vendors constantly tout two big data deduplication selling points: higher reliability and faster restores (compared to tape). No doubt about it, these are important. And, we’ve seen some exceptional results with data deduplication practice in production environments of large and mid-size enterprises.