It’s Storage in 2010 Month here at IT Knowledge Exchange, so we thought we’d share what some of our bloggers around the community block are saying about storage. Have a storage topic you’d like covered? Let me know in the comments or email me directly at Melanie@ITKnowledgeExchange.com. Enjoy!
- Fiber channel or iSCSI? Raj Perumal answers the age-old storage question over at The musings of an IT Consultant blog.
- An open source clustered NAS deep dive: Storage Soup’s Beth Pariseau brings us an in-depth Q&A with Gluster CTO and co-founder, Anand Babu Periasamy, on their development of an “open-source, software-only, scale out NAS system for unstructured data.”
- How do I know if I should be using RAID 5 or not? Mrdenny explores the numbers of the RAID question over at SQL Server with Mr. Denny.
- Symantec addresses concerns and re-org rumors: Beth Pariseau of Storage Soup delves into the speculation that Symantec’s Storage and Availability Management group was planning to “divest entirely from the storage business.”
- Powering up and down a storage array may not be done in the order you think: Get step-by-step best practice for powering up and down your storage array from SQL Server with Mr. Denny.
- Let the primary reduction deals: Get another perspective of IBM’s acquisition of Storwize from Dave Raffo for Storage Soup.
And as always, check back at the Enterprise IT Watch blog for the latest on our monthly themes and topics.