• How to select a storage capacity planning tool

    To select a storage management and capacity planning tool, first calculate how much storage is available and how much of your total storage capacity is actually being used.

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  • Storage capacity management: SAN planning mistakes and best practices

    Effective storage capacity management requires planning and an understanding of the business's needs so that SAN needs and the required tiers can be provisioned in good time.

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  • How does storage capacity planning and management play into storage virtualization?

    The relationship is very synergistic. Suppose we have two equal Tier 1 storage boxes offering 1 terabyte (TB). I can create a pool...

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  • Out of capacity: What now?

    This tip discusses how to avoid running out of storage capacity by evaluating your options, investigating re-allocation and knowing where to turn if you can't solve the problem yourself.

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  • How do virtual SANs leverage cache resources?

    Expert Jon Toigo explains how virtual SAN vendors such as DataCore and StarWind aggregate storage capacity to better make use of cache memory.

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  • Adding storage capacity can actually hurt IOPS

    More storage capacity doesn't always mean better performance. In fact, increases in storage can create an inverse relationship many IT pros didn't consider.

  • Efficient storage

    Getting the most from your storage system is a basic requirement, but with many efficiency techniques you’ll have to decide if performance tops capacity utilization.

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  • Three ways to add capacity to an existing environment

    Sooner or later, you'll have to increase storage capacity. Will you buy more or stretch your existing systems? Find out your options so you'll be prepared when the time comes.

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  • How do you manage the demand for higher data storage capacity?

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  • Data storage capacity pitfalls and how to avoid them

    Organizations waste a staggering amount of data storage capacity, much of which can be attributed to improper capacity management.

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