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Taking out the trash

In a recent post, Hu Yoshida refrences an IDC presentation discussing the rate of growth of structured versus unstructured data. It seems that we can expect unstructured data to grow at a rate of some 63.7% annually. I wonder what actual percentage of this data represents useful information? Personally I know I’m guilty of data untidiness. I have a business ... Read More »

2.5″ Enterprise Arrays

I was asked the question today, when will Enterprise arrays support 2.5″ drives as standard? It’s a good question, as at first glance the savings should be obvious; smaller, lower power drives, more drives in an array and so on. However things aren’t that simple. Doing the comparisons and working out some of the basic calculations such as Watts per ... Read More »