The solution is to automate the movement of warm and cold data from your primary storage
systems to a less costly secondary storage system.
Occasionally, for example, a primary storage
server that holds up to approximately 2 million files will hit 80 percent to 90 percent utilization without containing any files that meet a condition for migration.
With this approach, the company was able to decrease the number of primary storage
systems required and reduce the time required for backup operations.
In CDP, all writes to the primary storage
are replicated and sent to the CDP appliance.
It handles any primary storage
workload today and into the foreseeable future.
This system means that current data in primary storage
is backed up to disk, minimizing disk size and cost.
Permabit Technology Corporation, the leader in the development and delivery of Data Optimized Storage, today announced that CTO and Founder, Jered Floyd will be participating in an interactive discussion on primary storage
optimization as part of a Wikibon Peer Incite at noon ET today.
In the event of the failure of primary storage
, applications can failover to Assureon storage without the need to perform a data restoration process, allowing an operation to maintain continuous data availability.
Customers can implement Symmetrix DMX800 either as primary storage
or as an edge device remotely connected into the centralized storage network.
Storwize, the leader in online storage optimization solutions through real-time data compression, today announced the availability of a new whitepaper titled Primary Storage
Optimization: An Overview, written by Gal Naor, co-founder and president of Storwize.
The growth of primary storage
in the typical enterprise is a well-understood phenomenon and any long-term solution to data backup problems must address this state of affairs.
This two-stage backup process relieves primary storage
from time-consuming direct backup to tape, increasing the availability of servers and storage for applications.