by Marc M. Batschkus and Clay Teramo – CEO The Data Media Source, San Jose, California LTO Tape is an excellent storage media, but what to do when tape sets are replaced or no longer needed? We recently learned of
By David Fox LTFS brings together the convenience and familiarity of a removable disk, with the capacity, reliability and price-per-terabyte of tape. Since P5 version 5.6 now supports LTFS, this article looks at the reasons LTFS exists
LTO Tape is more attractive than ever and applicable in more circumstances. Text by Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Infographic by Lana Tannir In rapid succession, LTO-8 has quickly appeared in addition to the already impressive LTO-7 tape standard.
by Julia Friedrich & Ibrahim Tannir When planning a data management strategy, there are a number of questions that need to be considered: Do I need an immediate failover solution? What is an acceptable backup frequency?
by Marc M. Batschkus An Archive is many things to many people. From reference to re-purposing, from monetization to service for clients, there are many perspectives on what an Archive can be and do.
by André Kühnemund When data security is key, a simple backup may not be enough to ensure data is available at all times, while a data sync does not offer long retention times and safe offsite storage.
February 4, 2013 – Disk and tape drives both use a thin magnetic film layer to store Bits of your data, which are impressed on this film via a magnetic read/write head.
Both use tape…!? December 3, 2012 – PresSTORE comes with a Backup and an Archive module. Both can use tape to save a copy of the data offline. So what exactly is the difference then?
July 31, 2012 – LTFS makes the LTO technology accessible to a broader audience. However, if you plan to use it like a file system on a disk, you will end up being disappointed.
July 11, 2012 – LTFS has become a buzzword in the storage community in the last couple of years. Everybody seems to be excited about it.
May 7, 2012 – The fifth generation of the LTO (Linear Tape-Open) standard is known for its embracing of LTFS (Linear Tape File System).