Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Henry Newman

How Open Source Could Drive a Tape Storage Comeback

The death of tape storage has been loudly proclaimed for what seems like decades now. But a recent breakthrough in tape management could breathe new life into...

Will America Remain the Global Data Storage Leader?

America has virtually undisputed leadership in storage. From filesystems to RAID controllers to disk and tape drives, the U.S. is top dog. But there's no guarantee it...

The Agony of File Systems

Will the data storage industry never learn? Decades-long mistakes keep on getting repeated, opines storage expert Henry Newman. The storage industry continues to make the same mistakes...

Data Storage’s Wrong-Headed Past

Data storage expert Henry Newman looks back at the history of storage and feels amazed at how often the same mistakes have been repeated. Don't people ever...

The Unsung Story of Tape Storage

Data storage expert Henry Newman talks about the hard reality of tape storage: it wears out. Yet Newman opines that tape is still the best data storage...

Tape Migration: Just Do It

Data storage guru Henry Newman points out that the importance -- and headaches -- of the continual migration to tape storage. As he notes "tape migration is...

Data Storage Forecast 2011: RAID, SSD, PCIe

The year 2010 was a year of stagnation and consolidation in the data storage industry, beset by a down economy. The year ahead will, again, not see...

Newman on Data Storage: Disk Storage Budgets

Noted data storage expert Henry Newman points out -- in contradiction to other tech analysts -- that budgeting for storage requires more than simply extrapolating from today's...

Why is Data Storage Management So Difficult?

Unfortunately, storage management tools have less functionality across different vendor platforms and are far most costly than equivalent network management tools. Data storage Henry Newman discusses the...

Cache Management: Beware the Dangers

Data storage expert Henry Newman provides background information on caching issues, including what works well on the Web. Key point: the central issue is data access patterns...

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