Tips for an effective data deduplication implementation – SearchStorage.com
For example, one significant argument is whether inline deduplication is more efficient than post-processing dedupe. While dedupe requires processing, which takes time and resources, the issue is where to spend the time: at the start of the backup process or the end; and which CPU you want to absorb the processing overhead.
Climate Savers power management seminar transcript now online – GreenTech Pastures – ZDNet Blogs
Energy costs account for about 10 percent of a typical IT budget. For some more color, I just got off a call where it was suggested to me that energy accounts for about 30 percent of an organization’s operational costs.
Cisco Plays Both Sides of the Virtual Coin – Virtualization Review
It was code-named “California” and is expected to link computing, network, storage, access and virtualization capabilities together into one cohesive system. Now known as the Unified Computing System (UCS), the new platform from Cisco Systems Inc. has moved the company beyond pure-play networking into the server space with virtualization as the defining feature.
MySQL startup targets SSDs – The Register
Start-up Hexagram 49 has unveiled an engine dubbed RethinkDB. The company says it’s optimized for SSDs, claiming it can deliver performance ten times faster than existing databases.
Sun Cooling Door – Sun
A look at Sun’s rack cooling door.
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