retention plan, data storage, backup

How do Retention Plans Work?

As we’ve already discussed in a previous article, entitled “How Do ZFS Snapshots Really Work”, Open-E JovianDSS has the ability to create snapshots and can also back them up on ...

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hardware, shortages, software

Vendor Lock-in in the Era of Hardware Shortages

Eoin Colfer once said “A monkey glances up and sees a banana, and that’s as far as he looks. A visionary looks up and sees the moon.” This is ever ...

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snapshots, data storage, jovianDSS

How Do ZFS Snapshots Really Work?

Before discussing how a snapshot works in Open-E JovianDSS, we should start with its definition. According to Wikipedia: “In computer systems, a snapshot is the state of a system at ...

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The Fundamentals of RAID

The Fundamentals of RAID

This is a Viking. He has a helmet. The helmet has no horns. Viking helmets didn’t have horns. He has full armor. Vikings wore full armor just like everyone else ...

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Atomicity, CoW, Data Integrity

Atomicity, Copy-on-Write and Data Integrity: A Primer 

Were you ever in the middle of saving some changes when the power went out? Did you lose both the changes and the original version? This typically happens when the ...

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data storage, hot spare, server

Why a HOT SPARE Hard Disk Is a Bad Idea

Updated on 03/08/2021 Due, in part, to the different views and opinions regarding the usage of hot spare disks in our previous post, we’ve decided to add an update for ...

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education, data storage, JovianDSS

Open-E Data Storage Solutions for Education Sector

The education process has fastly moved forward in order to match all the standards of the progressing society, increasing the involvement of digitalization. Schools and universities are eager to provide ...

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backup, disaster recovery, business continuity

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Solutions with Open-E JovianDSS

Imagine the life of a company or an organization with all its commercial and operational activities. In order to safeguard all the aspects of the business, it is essential to ...

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Government, public sector, data protection, digitalization,

Data Storage Solutions for Government & Public Sector

The process of digital transformation has affected almost every sphere of our life, which became even more significant during the pandemic situation. The government sector is not an exception here. ...

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Data Center Business Losses Disaster Recovery

Data Centers in Jeopardy

The recent accident of OVH, whose whole data center was burnt to the ground without any chance to restore the data, has shown that nowadays we started to pay less ...

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