In order to achieve the five nines (aka, 99.999%), or higher availability, it is important to take a closer look at the design of your storage architecture systems. This paper offers a comprehensive method of assessing your current infrastructure, and provides insight into ways to transform your design to drive better outcomes.
Introduction to Guaranteed Quality of Service is an in-depth account of the crucial importance of incorporating Quality of Service (QoS) technology within data storage architecture, outlining how QoS is the critical factor in enabling dependable storage performance for business-critical applications in a multi-tenant or enterprise infrastructure.
In the current landscape of modern data centers, IT professionals are stretched too thin. Triage situations are the norm and tend to reduce the time spent on strategic business objectives. This paper offers a solution to this IT dilemma, outlining the ways to achieve a storage infrastructure that enables greater performance and capacity.
The five architectural principles guiding the development of a next generation data center are provided in this paper, describing key market influences leading a fundamental enterprise IT transformation.
A visual infographic highlighting the five architectural principles of developing the Next Generation Data Center (NGDC), including scale-out, guaranteed performance, automated management, data assurance, and global efficiencies. This infographic typically accompanies the white paper, Designing the Next Generation Data Center, which is more in-depth account of the 5 principles.
An overview of EMC's ExtremIO architecture as it compares to NetApp SolidFire. Provides an overview of each solution's differences and their overall impact suitability needs of a next generation data center
A NetApp SolidFire pure storage architectural comparison brief. Covers each solution's architectural elements, where they differ and the impact on the overall suitability needs of a next generation data center.
Emerging storage hardware and software enable I&O leaders to lower acquisition costs per terabyte and improve manageability. In additon to focusing on agility, automation and cost reductions, IT leaders should address the cultural changes and skill set shortages caused by digital business projects.
ESG Lab created a cost/benefit analysis model of an enterprise looking to leverage virtualization to consolidate at scale. The model compared a NetApp SolidFire storage solution with that of a traditional storage solution and found that some traditions are not worth keeping.
This architecture comparison examines five essential criteria to consider when evaluating flash arrays. Find out the key design differences between the Dell EMC X2 and NetApp AFF flash storage systems and how they compare in terms of scalability, quality of service, application integration, future-proof architecture and cloud integration.
Not all flash storage architectures are created equal. Read this vendor comparison report and learn about the differences between solutions from NetApp® and Pure and how to find the best all-flash arrays to meet your business needs.
"Get performance rankings for all-flash storage arrays and a comparison of top vendors.
Read this report by an independent analyst and learn about:
• Top all-flash vendors and how they ranked in raw performance, best value, and performance consistency
• Recommendations for entry-level to enterprise-class storage solutions
• New storage software capabilities
Read this vendor assessment from IDC and find out about the suitability of 10 vendors' AFA platforms for dense mixed enterprise workload consolidation. Discover the areas where the most differentiation between vendors was noted, including their strategies around NVMe and cloud-based predictive analytics.
Did you know that by 2020, 50% of analytic queries will be generated using search, natural-language processing or voice, or will be automatically generated?
Read the Gartner report Technology Insight for Modern Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms and find out how to meet the time-to-insight demands of today's competitive business environment. Learn how to:
• Determine when to use existing, traditional BI technologies versus modern analytics and BI
• Broaden data access beyond relational systems
• Adopt new approaches to data modeling
By 2018, more than 70% of new DBMS deployments will leverage cloud for at least one use case. Read the Gartner report State of the Operational DBMS Market, 2017
and get the latest insights and recommendations on DBMS strategy.
Discover how to:
•Evaluate modern data management capabilities before adopting new DBMS products
•Lead a nonrelational technology assessment to determine which DBMS best meets your business requirements
• Deploy a multimodel DBMS and reduce complexity in your data center
Are solid-state arrays (SSAs) worth the extra cost? This independent report, based on end-user surveys and inquires, finds that SSA deployments provide a positive ROI after within months. Discover why Gartner strongly advises that SSAs be considered whenever legacy storage systems need to be replaced.
Migrating to a flash storage solution does much more than simply save you money. Read this ebook and learn the top three things to know about modernizing your SAN. Find out how you can accelerate your most important apps by up to 20 times compared to traditional storage—while minimizing downtime.
To keep pace with an increasingly digital world, enterprises are transforming their data infrastructures using all flash storage. As a leading all flash storage provider, NetApp simplifies your infrastructure to improve economics, while accelerating performance and increasing availability to enhance your company’s competitiveness. NetApp future-proofs your IT investments, allowing you to grow with confidence.
NetApp® all flash storage reduces your storage footprint, power, and cooling by up to 10x; doubles performance at half the latency of leading competitors; and lets you migrate confidently from your existing SAN with a pathway to the cloud.
With NetApp, all flash arrays, your business is prepared to take on anything and everything the future can throw at it: rapid growth, new technology, or a shift in the industry. Cut fear out of the equation. Be data ready to bring on the future.
New innovations in storage technology are changing the game for data centers, and NetApp is working to help our customers capitalize on them. The introduction of faster and faster media types and more efficient mechanisms to access those media across well-defined SAN and Ethernet infrastructures will unlock unprecedented speeds, lower latencies, and dramatic improvements in system and application efficiency.
Are you building a business case for replacing disk systems with all-flash? Read this paper to find out what enterprise users are saying about their own experiences with all-flash storage. Findings are based on over a dozen different product reviews.
One of the most effective ways to address database performance and cost challenges is to modernize the underlying hardware infrastructure. Innovations such as flash storage, converged infrastructure architectures, and sophisticated data management platforms can have a major impact. Learn more in our free eBook: Optimizing Database Storage Performance For Dummies.
This e-book addresses common misconceptions about enterprise flash storage, providing clarity for anyone using or considering flash in enterprise environments. Learn about old myths laid to rest and the reality of how enterprises can make full use of their flash storage investment.
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