Data & Storage, Uncategorized June 9, 2015
How to utilize multiple data streams and multiplexing with Veritas NetBackup   Since the time of my last blog on tuning NetBackup, there have been several advances on how to utilize cloud storage in your overall data protection strategy.
IT Perspective, Uncategorized August 1, 2013
Seems like Fed IT innovators are tied to the rails as the big-iron locomotive careens down the track. A new MeriTalk study, “Innovation Inspiration: Can Software Save IT?,” tells us what we already know - we spend too much money updating and maintaining legacy systems. But, this isn’t all a doom-and-gloom story - there’s a glimpse of a super-hero option.
IT Perspective, Uncategorized July 19, 2012
DLT’s Greg Agana provides a friendly reminder for everyone out there that troubleshooting difficult software application issues doesn't have to be as hard as quantum mechanics. When you run into an issue, like you would in Solaris or RHEL, there are a few steps we go through to figure out what exactly is causing the problem.
Data & Storage, Uncategorized November 28, 2011
Way back in 2003, an eternity in tech years, Network Appliance purchased Spinnaker Networks an appliance maker that utilized SpinFS. Since the acquisition NetApp , as it is now called, has developed two different operating system offerings a.k.a. their “special sauce.” The original ONTAP “flavor” (ONTAP 8 7-mode) and the ONTAP 8 Cluster-mode, a reincarnate of technology acquired from Spinnaker and previously known as ONTAP GX.