RAIT – Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape

Rapid Transit for Mass Storage ABSTRACT RAIT (Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape) are the tape drive equivalent of RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) for disk drives. RAIT is sometimes called “tape RAID”. RAIT arrays use the same algorithms that …

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RAIT – Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape

Tape 2017: New Game. New Rules.

2017 Tape Technology Report ABSTRACT To fully address the enormous digital data challenge, the tape industry has been rearchitecting itself and the renaissance is well underway. The tape industry continues to deliver new technologies and compelling functions including unprecedented cartridge …

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Tape 2017: New Game. New Rules.

LTFS Fueling the Tape Transformation 2017

Redefining the Tape Transformation ABSTRACT Since its inception, tape has been a sequential access storage device. Though this proved beneficial for backup and many “data streaming applications”, the ability to randomly navigate a tape cartridge to locate a specific file …

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LTFS Fueling the Tape Transformation 2017

The Archival Upheaval 2017

Planning for the Archive Avalanche ABSTRACT Data centers have become the backbone of the global economy from the server rooms that power smallorganizations to the large enterprise data centers hosting enormous server and storage farms. The world’sdata centers now consume …

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The Archival Upheaval 2017

TSC State of the Tape Industry 2016

Industry Leading Capacity, Reliability, and Lowest Costs Are Changing the Game ABSTRACT Tape expanded its reach in 2016 effectively addressing many data intensive markets including cloud, entertainment, hyperscale data centers, High Performance Computing (HPC) and the Internet along with large-scale …

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TSC State of the Tape Industry 2016

Hyperscale Heat Wave

Data Centers Consume Massive Amounts of Energy ABSTRACT Data centers have become the backbone of the global economy from the server rooms that power small organizations to the large enterprise data centers hosting enormous server and storage farms. The world’s …

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Hyperscale Heat Wave

Storage Outlook 2016

A Look Ahead at the Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Data Storage Industry ABSTRACT Regardless of the strategic path taken, the disruption in the storage industry over the past few years assures us that our future is taking a new …

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Storage Outlook 2016

Active Archive and the State of the Industry

Innovative Solutions Drive New Markets and Use Cases ABSTRACT The Active Archive Alliance launched on April 27, 2010 as a collaborative industry association formed to educate end user organizations on the evolving new technologies that enable reliable, online and efficient …

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Active Archive and the State of the Industry

Video: Storage Explosion with Fred Moore

ABSTRACT Fred Moore, President of Horison Information Strategies, highlights areas of concern for companies who are or soon will be dealing with the era of colossal data explosion.

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Video: Storage Explosion with Fred Moore