Old-time Reduxians will recall my inital demos of BackDating, formatting Windows disks then happily recovering them, playing the somewhat controversial If I Could Turn Back Time song by Cher.
Of the various problems that IT organizations face, I can quickly identify two closely-related important issues. The first is purchasing new equipment and being able to use it within a relatively short period of time. The second one is building up the knowledge and expertise needed to manage the equipment, and having this information accessible at any given time, and especially, during a major crisis.
Slowly working report in a small company may be acceptable if its occurrence is occasional, but in a large enterprise, any degradation in performance while executing a database query or running a report is not welcome. As it is of high risk to affect a revenue generating application that could ultimately impact the business.Such performance problems due to I/O bottlenecks are not acceptable and must be eliminated as quickly as possible.System administrators know where to look – storage...
More often than not, when discussing with customers their data protection schemes, I get to hear about snapshot schedules and backup application configurations. At the same time, I get to hear about how critical is their IT service to their organizations.This constant conflict has increased so much that the customers are willing to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on non-stop replication and copy data management solutions. So why is that?