Category Archive For: Knowledge

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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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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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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Open-E JovianDSS with Kubernetes support

The Kubernetes platform is currently one of the dynamically implanted technologies on the market. In the previous article, we discussed the difference between managing Kubernetes GKE VS EKS services. A ...

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Kubernetes as a service

Kubernetes as a Service: Comparing EKS vs GKE

Kubernetes (k8s) makes the management and deployment of containers much easier. However, maintaining the platform can be complicated and expensive so many companies opt to use managed Kubernetes services. This ...

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EBS Snapshots

5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon holds a bulk of the cloud services market, thanks at least partially, to its significant number of available services. One of these services, Elastic Block Store (EBS), is particularly ...

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Data Integrity and RAIDZ

ZFS Essentials – Data integrity & RAIDZ

Today we continue the series of articles that aims at presenting the basics of the ZFS. In today’s article we’re further discussing this topic, focusing on the notions of data ...

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