Category Archive For: Hardware

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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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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RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – What It Is, How It Works? The History Lesson

Updated on 20/09/2021 After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a short description ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

Updated 23/09/2021 This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows what RAID is, its idea, and how it works in the easiest possible way.  We ...

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Hardware Compression in a Backup With Tape Drives

Last update: July 02, 2021 Most present tape drives include a function called hardware compression. This makes data compression available to the magnetic tape by a drive. In many cases, ...

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Senyum OECSS

New Open-E Certified Storage Solution – Meet the ultra-compact and fast SENYUM Supermicro 1U-STR-NVMe

Today, we’d like to introduce you to a high performing storage solution that helped our users to utilize software defined storage in the customer’s environment. Meet the SENYUM Supermicro 1U-STR-NVMe, ...

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Introduction to ZFS

ZFS Essentials – Introduction to ZFS

This article presents the notion of ZFS and the concepts that underlie it. ZFS stands for Zettabyte File System and is a next generation file system originally developed by Sun ...

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Data risks and countermeasures

Data security risks and Open-E JovianDSS countermeasures

Nowadays, it’s all about the data. Continuous and uninterrupted data availability is a must for all businesses. Unfortunately, there will always be a risk of sudden accidents that can make ...

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Open-E JovianDSS Certified Hardware Ahead IT

New hardware certified for Open-E JovianDSS

In this article we would like to introduce to you a high performing storage solution that enabled our users to utilize software defined storage in their IT environments. Presented storage ...

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Open-E Case Studies 2019

Open-E success stories in 2018

In this article we’ve collected the most important success stories with our Partners and customers in 2018. In the presented documents we are taking an in-depth look at given projects ...

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