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October 27, 2009  1:50 PM

Industry bloggers debate dedupe to tape

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data deduplication, tape data storage

It just wouldn't be the storage industry if there weren't technical debates popping up on a daily basis. One that caught my eye today is an ongoing conversation between some storage bloggers about data deduplication to

May 28, 2008  11:47 AM

Storage experts pan report on tape archiving TCO

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
tape data storage

The disk vs. tape debate that has been going on for years is heating up again, given technologies like data deduplication that are bringing disk costs into line with tape. Or, at least, so some people believe.

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April 30, 2008  10:23 AM

RenewData takes a single swipe at tapes

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, tape data storage

Even as we continue to debate whether or not tape is dead, indicating at least that its salad days are probably behind it, some of the most interesting innovations in tape technology I've seen...

March 24, 2008  2:47 PM

Tape is dead, long live tape

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, tape data storage

Ever since I started covering storage, I've been hearing the disk vs. tape debate, usually including proclamations that tape is dead or dying. There are good reasons to make that assertion. Disk-based backup is catching on, particularly among SMBs, and data deduplication is evening out the...


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