Podcast
How to add storage tiering to your data storage environment

Storage tiering automatically matches data to particular media types according to a variety of user-defined policies to ensure data resides on the most cost-effective disk. Most storage arrays now come with storage tiering as a standard feature, but how do you add storage tiering to an existing environment? In this interview, SearchStorage.co.UK Bureau Chief Antony Adshead speaks with Darren Janaway, senior consultant with GlassHouse Technologies (UK), about definitions of storage tiering and the various ways it can be added to an existing storage infrastructure.

How to add storage tiering to your data storage environment

Storage tieringautomatically matches data to particular media types according to a variety of user-defined policies to ensure data resides on the most cost-effective disk. Most storage arrays now come with storage tiering as a standard feature, but how do you add storage tiering to an existing environment? In this interview, SearchStorage.co.UK Bureau Chief Antony Adshead speaks with Darren Janaway, senior consultant with GlassHouse Technologies (UK), about definitions of storage tiering and the various ways it can be added to an existing storage infrastructure.

Data reduction techniques for primary storage: How suited are deduplication and compression?

In this interview, SearchStorage.co.UK Bureau Chief Antony Adshead speaks with Steve Pinder, practice lead for storage with GlassHouse Technologies (UK), about the difference between data deduplication and compression, their suitability for use with primary storage and how you can determine whether these data reduction techniques are suited to your primary storage environment.

RAID rebuilds: How do RAID rebuilds work and which is fastest?

In this interview, SearchStorage.co.UK Bureau Chief Antony Adshead speaks with Steve Pinder, principal consultant at GlassHouse Technologies (UK), about the mechanism of RAID rebuilds and how to ensure the quickest possible RAID rebuild times on your arrays...

Network-attached storage (NAS) basics for UK data storage managers

In this SearchStorage.co.UK interview, Ian Lock, storage practice lead at GlassHouse Technologies (UK), discusses the basics of network-attached storage, what components make up a NAS environment and how the file-system capabilities of NAS differ from block-based storage solutions.

SAN switching: How to configure a SAN switch

In this podcast from SearchStorage.co.UK, bureau chief Antony Adshead talks with Steve Pinder, principal consultant at GlassHouse Technologies (UK), about how to decide what fabric topology to implement, the importance of zoning and masking, and how to figure out fan-in and fan-out ratios.

Disaster recovery for data storage environments podcast

In this interview, SearchStorage.co.uk Bureau Chief Antony Adshead speaks with Simon Johnson of GlassHouse Technologies UK about defining a DR plan and the procedures storage managers need to include in it.

Benefits and limitations of MAID storage: A step toward a green data centre

In this podcast, Simon Johnson, data center practice lead at GlassHouse Technologies, discusses the benefits and limitations of MAID, as well as MAID levels and how they operate.

Podcast: Email archiving for storage managers

In this SearchStorage.co.UK podcast, UK storage bureau chief Antony Adshead discusses email archiving with Anthony Dickinson, principle consultant at GlassHouse Technologies (UK).

Making the most of your storage resources: Improving storage utilisation

In today's economy, making the most of your data storage resources is a crucial part of any storage professional's job. SearchStorage.co.UK bureau chief Antony Adshead talks with Ian Lock, storage practice lead at GlassHouse Technologies