Yottabytes: Storage and Disaster Recovery:

July, 2011

1

July 29, 2011  9:05 PM

How Would *You* Move 30 Petabytes of Data?



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
facebook, hadoop, migration, replication

A while back, I wrote a piece on how the Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) moved a petabyte of data from its previous storage system to its new...

July 24, 2011  1:14 PM

I Want a Terabyte On My Laptop



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
samsung, seagate, terabyte hard disk, western digital

Okay, I don't usually talk about speeds and feeds here, but this is cool. Western Digital has designed a hard disk drive that lets you have a 1-terabyte drive on a notebook. Heck, the brick I do my backups on isn't that...


July 18, 2011  4:26 PM

Why It’s Dangerous to Rely on the Cloud — At Least, If You Use Comcast



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
backup, broadband, cap, cloud computing, comcast

It's not always fun to be right. Less than three weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the downsides of backing up to the cloud vs. backing up to one's own storage, talking about several potential problems, including that of (as Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols of ZDNet


July 12, 2011  8:37 PM

Citrix, VMware Square Off for Cloud Virtualization



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
amazon, citrix, cloud computing, cloud.com, microsoft, vmware

Today was a big day for people interested in both virtualization and the cloud, with Citrix buying Cloud.com and VMware announcing what it said was a cloud infrastructure platform. The two announcements put the companies in competition not only with each other but with other cloud infrastructure...


July 6, 2011  10:15 PM

National Control: the Issue of Data Sovereignty



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
cloud computing, data sovereignty, privacy

What nationality is your data? It might sound like a funny question, but in these days of multinational companies, data in the cloud, software as a service, and worldwide replication, it's deadly serious. It's particularly becoming an issue for companies outside the U.S. that are concerned...


1

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: