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Network Attached Storage Quiz

So you're trying to master the ins and outs of network attached storage and you want to know what's up with NFS, CIFS and gateways. Take our quiz on NAS and see how much of a NAS master you are.

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FeaturedThe Changing Face of Scale-Out Network-Attached Storage

The face of network-attached storage (NAS) is changing. In this interview, Terri McClure, a senior analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group, shares her predictions that the majority of data storage will be scale-out within a few years and that the cloud is rapidly emerging as a NAS tier.

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Enterprise Storage Systems - Products of the Year

This year's storage systems category winners are a multiprotocol array that can be used as an all-flash system, a storage system that delivers quality of service and a flash memory array that comes with a 10-year warranty for multi-level cell (MLC) flash.

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Video: Analysts Discuss New Dell Fluid File System

Pretty much every company in the world has files for images, video and audio. Unified storage offers users the choice between file- or block-based storage in a single system, and most major vendors offer this technology as part of their storage portfolios. Dell Inc. has now integrated its Dell Fluid File System -- a scale-out, clustered file system inherited from its Exanet acquisition -- into its block-based Compellent array.

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Five LUN Management Basics

Managing logical unit numbers (LUNs) is among the most important concepts to understand with regard to data storage networking. This tip discusses five fundamental ideas storage professionals must understand when dealing with LUN management.

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VideoExpert Video: Scale-up vs. Scale-out Storage Explained

In this expert video, storage consultant and Storage Decisions presenter Randy Kerns discusses the differences between scale-up and scale-out storage.

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Storage System Software - Products of the Year

Winning selections in the storage system software category include the latest version of Microsoft's server operating system, a software product that reduces virtual desktop infrastructure requirements and a server-based flash caching product.

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