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distributed storage

Storing data in multiple computers or in computers that are geographically dispersed. This was an early term for storage that evolved into SANs and storage virtualization. See SAN and storage virtualization.
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With the high-performance distributed storage clusters, uploading and downloading data are smooth and comfortable.
Ceph is a leading distributed storage technology and is integrated into the Linux kernel, said Amanda McPherson, Vice President, Marketing and Developer Programs, Linux Foundation.
If an application requires more storage re-sources, the distributed storage system is able to efficiently tie the additional resources together transparently and reallocate data on the fly.
Unlike other vendor solutions that provide limited functionality to the mid-tier customer, LeftHand's distributed storage architecture enables unique scalability and data availability features that let mid-tier customers build affordable, easy-to-manage solutions for disaster recovery, server consolidation, business continuity and remote backup.
Distributed storage cluster (DSC) architecture exploits the proven benefits of clustering within an agile storage infrastructure, enabling enterprises to respond quickly and transparently to business changes.
With this announcement of the Thunder 9500 V Series we bring an equally superior technology and similar functionality to the modular, distributed storage space.
Microsoft's Universal Distributed Storage vision offers IT managers a simpler, more cost-effective way to store and protect data throughout Windows environments, and the Simple SAN program is a component of that effort.
Combined with Storigen's Distributed Storage Network solution -- a purpose-built distributed network of storage and delivery devices that enable remote office access and real-time viewing of all types of data using common applications such as Web browsers, media players and network-mapped drives -- the solution will address fixed content archiving and delivery across a Wide Area Network (WAN) and provide a high performance and economical way to archive and remotely access all types of digital assets.
StorageX has enabled Mohawk to virtualize and, as a result, more cost-effectively and efficiently manage a highly distributed storage infrastructure across more than 500 remote sites without disrupting end user access to data.
The product, originally called IB MADSTAR Distributed Storage Manager (ADSM) launched on July 29, 1993, to little fanfare.
INNOVATION Data Processing, Little Falls NJ, is a leading independent software vendor providing Non-Disruptive Business Protection and Enterprise Storage Management solutions for IBM eServer z/OS, OS/390 and S/390 Linux attached enterprise storage, as well as for Windows, UNIX and Linux, SAN, NAS and LAN distributed storage.

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