IT Storage: balancing performance, capacity & price

IT Storage: balancing performance, capacity & price

Every minute of every day   – YouTube receives 48 hours of uploaded video – Over 2 million search queries hit Google – Twitter users post 100,000 tweets – 571 new websites are created – Over 200,000,000 emails are created and sent     The...

A comparison of AoE to FC and iSCSI protocols

One of the first issues I have to contend with when talking about Coraid storage and its use of the ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) protocol to transfer data, is the response “Ethernet? Oh, so it’s iSCSI then?”. No it isn’t…. AoE was built from the ground up as an open...

A closer look at storage and virtual desktops

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is becoming a hot topic in the wake of server virtualisation. It was one of the areas that generated the most attention at the recent IPExpo 2010 in October and certainly looks to gain momentum in the following few years as...