27 April 2015 - Learn how innovative tape storage technologies with Linear Tape File System (LTFS) can save costs and make tape usable in a fashion like disk or other removable media with these case studies.
26 April 2015 - Interested in joining a new special interest group focused in Data Recovery/Erasure?
21 April 2015 - This paper presents a use case for implementing shared data in the cloud, including requirements, architecture, a road-map, and implementation challenges.
01 April 2015 - Taken from blog post at http://www.sniaesfblog.org
At our recent SNIA ESF Webcast Visions for Ethernet Connected Drives Chris DePuy of the DellOro Group discussed potential benefits, use cases, and challenges of Ethernet connected drives. Its not surprising that we had a lot of questions given that this market is in its infancy. As promised during our live event, here are answers to questions from the audience. If you think of additional questions, please feel free to comment on this blog.
27 March 2015 - Regional Affiliates of SNIA (including SNIA Europe) now able to develop and submit presentations to become SNIA tutorials.
17 March 2015 - By Fausto Vaninetti, SNIA Europe Board of Directors (Cisco)
First published in DCS Europe - March 2015
Within datacenters, one thing is always true: users and their applications need to be able to access their data. For user traffic, the winning transport technology is clearly Ethernet. For data traffic, several alternatives or complementary options have been proposed and used to some degree of success. Infiniband, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, Ethernet with NFS are all names that come to mind. In this document we just want to explore the most popular combination of technologies and the way they are coming to work together.
10 March 2015 - Taken from blog post at http://www.sniaesfblog.com
At our recent live Webcast Benefits of RDMA in Accelerating Ethernet Storage Connectivity experts from Emulex, Intel and Microsoft had an insightful discussion on the ways RDMA is having an impact on Ethernet storage. The live event was attended by nearly 200 people and feedback was overwhelming positive with several attendees thanking us for our vendor neutral presentation and one attendee commenting that it was, Probably the most clearly comprehensible yet comprehensive webinar Ive attended in some time. If you missed the Webcast, its now available on demand. We did not have time to get to everyones questions, so as promised, below are answers to all of them. If you have additional questions, please ask them in the comments section in this blog and well get back to you as soon as possible.
27 February 2015 - Taken from blog post at http://www.sniacloud.com
Our recent live SNIA Cloud Webcast LTFS Bulk Transfer Standard is now available on-demand. Thanks to all the folks who attended the live event. We did not have time to address all of the questions, so here are answers to them. If you think of additional questions, please feel free to comment on this blog..
25 February 2015 - The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) www.snia.org announced its support and participation in the development of the ISO/IEC 27040:2015, the first international standard covering the broad topic of storage security.
19 February 2015 - By Brad Nisbet, SNIA Ethernet Storage Forum member (NetApp)
First published in DCS UK - February 2014
A cloud-based IT delivery model can speed up application development and provide flexible environments to accommodate the dynamic and unpredictable needs of the organization and its customers. Its easy to see why there is so much interest among companies to learn more about how they can benefit from cloud.