NAS Storage Management Best Practices and Tips

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Monday, April 4, 2011
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The non-stop growth in the amount of information generated and stored today presents a significant challenge in storing the data and managing the associated storage infrastructure. This tutorial presents some of the challenges in file storage management, and provides some best practices and tips that apply to managing medium and large sized Network Attached Storage based environments. This tutorial also provides some practical tips for managing block-based storage for business critical applications and databases.

Learning Objectives

Learn how to plan the purchase and deployment of NAS storage in a large enterprise environment from storage capacity, performance and backups perspective
Consider the challenges and influencing factors in managing large amounts of unstructured (file) data, and present some practical Dos and Don'ts
Methodologies to adopt for deploying block-storage for business critical applications for structured data