Author Archive For: Janusz Bak

commercial vs opensource

The Differences Between Commercial and Open-Source Products

If there was a battle between commercial software and open-source software, which side would you pick? Let’s start with a brief explanation of the two, starting from open-source software. Open-source ...

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windows, joviandss, datastorage

Using Open-E JovianDSS with Microsoft Windows Products

Microsoft is a name that everyone in the tech world and most regular people are familiar with. It makes one of the world’s premier operating systems, Windows, and has a ...

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Hyper-Converged Storage Explained

As companies grow, so too do their hardware needs. In the past, this could cause additional headaches as it meant choosing the right piece of hardware from what might sometimes ...

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server topologies, joviandss, data storage

Open-E JovianDSS Server Topologies

Choice is a wonderful thing. And we at Open-E really believe this. That’s why we created Open-E JovianDSS and added a vast amount of specific, unique customizations that let our ...

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Common Mistakes When Using Backups

Most modern business organizations base how they work and what they work on off of a large amount of data. However, not every company treats this data in accordance with ...

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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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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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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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Open-E JovianDSS Data Storage in Media and Entertainment Industry

Open-E has partnered with CineSys Inc. to deliver highly performant and scalable NAS solutions in the media and entertainment industry. Since Open-E JovianDSS and enterprise environments are made for each ...

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How to Protect Your Data Storage from Hackers

In this article you will find a list of the tips on how to secure your server powered by Open-E JovianDSS from hackers. As you may have learned from one ...

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