Tag: "Dedupe"

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Data Protection in the “New World”

Its time I get back to writing about more than just topics that surround what IBM are doing in the […]

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Storage Consolidation Keeps on Truckin’

So the storage sector starts off with a bang when it comes to M&A, driving more consolidation in the market […]

Data Protection, Retention and Archive Starts with Data Value

It feels good to open up the blogging again to new topics, especially ones I am intimately familiar with.  (But […]

Key Competitive Advantages to IBM Real-time Compression

It still baffles me when there is so much information available for people to learn about any topic and it […]

Top 10 Reasons Real-time Compression Provides Extraordinary Storage Efficiency

Over the past few weeks I have witnessed the proverbial mudslinging that takes place in the blogosphere when marketing feathers […]

A Blueprint for Primary Storage Optimization

During the past three to four months the storage industry has seen a spike in the number of reports, white […]

Gravity Applies to Everyone!

There was an interesting announcement today regarding Permabit who is now providing primary storage optimization through OEMs and having their […]

Setting the Record Straight on Backup

Or should I say, ‘Setting the Record Straight on Backing Up Optimized Data’?  Carter discusses on this blog they myriad […]

Deduplication – Older than You Think

Forty years ago the internet was born. Since that time, people have been trying to stuff more data in smaller spaces - This was the beginning of deduplication.

Betamax Redux

I often joke w/ customers that when my friends were growing up they would dream of being a professional baseball […]

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Deduplication for Flash / SSD & Tiering

As a part of being a storage evangelist, I spend a lot of time educating sales as well as customers […]

Efficiency vs. Optimization

“Storage Efficiency” has become a big topic over the past 12 months.  There are a number of new technologies that […]

Real-time Compression “Meets Minimum”

IBM's Ed Walsh, Director of Storage Efficiency sits down with Steve Duplessie, Founder of ESG to talk about how IBM […]

Linked In Storage Discussion on Storage Efficiency

Great conversation on Linked In about deduplication and compression for storage efficiency in the Data Storage Professionals Group.  Help the […]

The Storage Network

With the impending name change to the "Storwize" product, the marketing folks at the old "Storwize" are at it again […]

Marketing, FUD and Doing What You Do Best

Rather than leave a lengthy comment on Tom Cook’s blog post from Friday Compression and Dedupe: Business Value and Data […]

A Blog with no Comments?

Today I read a very well written blog by The SANMan.  The only issue is, you can't comment on his […]

Compressed Thoughts – Compression and Deduplication

This video doesn't talk about the merits of one versus the other but how when compression (or capacity optimization is […]

The Side Effects of Backup on Server Virtualization

Server virtualization has changed the IT landscape dramatically.  It has become a magic potion curing a number of ills in […]