When database performance takes a turn for the worse, IT can play the hero.
There are some new ways for IT pros to tackle slowdown problems. However, one question must be addressed first: Why is it up to IT?
How do you determine which workloads and use cases are suitable for public cloud storage? The cloud may look attractive from a cost and scalability standpoint, but certain types of workloads and storage use cases are much better served in the cloud than others.
At least two technologies have tried to overtake Fibre Channel (FC) in the past decade: Ethernet and InfiniBand. Both have failed and FC use continues unabated. Why is that happening, and what’s the future of FC?
There are plenty of technologies touted as the next big thing. Big data, flash, high-performance computing, in-memory processing, NoSQL, virtualization, convergence, software-defined whatever all represent wild new forces that could bring real disruption but big opportunities to your local data center.
- Premiered: 03/19/14
- Author: Mike Matchett
- Published: Tech Target: Search Data Center
New products designed from the ground up to specifically serve storage for virtual servers can offer dramatic savings in terms of dollars and the time spent managing storage.
Using Hadoop to drive big data analytics doesn’t necessarily mean building clusters of distributed storage—good old external storage might be a better choice.