Sunday, September 19, 2021

Henry Newman

Boosting Your RAID Controller’s Storage Performance

Armed with the proper guidance, data center administrators can squeeze more performance from their RAID controllers. Storage expert Henry Newman discusses the key points: Tuning RAID controllers...

Solid State Drives vs. Spinning Disks

It wasn't that long ago that solid state drives (SSDs) were DRAM-based and cost a fortune. Then the proliferation of mobile devices requiring shock and vibration profiles...

Spotting Storage Vendor Problems Ahead of Time

As someone who designs data storage networkingsystems, I often get non-disclosure agreement (NDA) briefings from vendors and review public roadmaps, as I'm sure many of you do...

Storage Networks and Solid State Drives: the Right Choice?

Choosing the right solid state drive (SSD) for your enterprise storage networkingenvironment is a critical decision — and equally critical is making sure you have the right...

Deploying Enterprise Apps on Solid State Drives

Flashed-based solid-state drives (SSDs) are becoming a big issue for enterprise storage users; a number of customers I work with are planning for this new "tier 0"...

Storage Horizon 2008: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

It's time once again to look back on the storage predictionsI made a year ago and look ahead at what might be in our storage future...

The Real Cost of Storage

When I started writing this article, my premise was that the cost advantage of SATA drives over Fibre Channel (FC) drives was not that great in environments...

Restoring Data That Matters

I recently responded to an emergency at a customer site. The customer had an important database that had gotten corrupted, which they proceeded to restore from backup...

Storage Horizon 2006: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Another year has passed, so it's time once again to look at the predictionsI made last year, and to look ahead at what may be in store...

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