Storage

Choosing a storage technology from the many options available is an on-going challenge. Storage-area-networks, network-attached storage, cloud storage, and virtualized storage represent only a few of the methods and combinations that may be considered. TechRepublic covers these areas, as well as best practices, policies, and procedures for establishing a data storage strategy.

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    10 common backup mistakes

    Despite their best intentions, IT pros sometimes fall short when it comes to implementing a reliable backup solution. See whether any of these mistakes sound familiar.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Free Software Trial Finds VMware Problems and Optimizes the Data Center

    Inexpensive and easy-to-use, the patent-pending VKernel Capacity Analyzer delivers proactive resource monitoring and predictive capacity analysis capabilities that enhance VMware vCenter (VirtualCenter). Capacity Analyzer is the only virtualization server management software that predicts resource utilization trends and alerts users days in advance of potential issues. By improving capacity planning, Capacity...

    Provided By VKernel

  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    How do I use Regedit to ease the pain of an enterprise wide software install?

    In answer to a challenge put for in the TechRepublic Discussion Forums, a member offers his tip for making the installation of software across many workstations easier with a well-conceived Windows Registry edit. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic.com

  • Downloads // May 2009

    Documentation checklist: What the new IT guy needs to find out

    TechRepublic member jdclyde recently landed a job as the first in-house tech for a company that has always outsourced its IT needs. With no documentation or institutional knowledge to fall back on, he's had to map out the systems for himself. Here's the list that's helping him pull everything together.This...

    Provided By jdclyde

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free vRanger 6.0 Trial

    With Dell vRanger, you gain comprehensive protection for both virtual and physical environments from one intuitive interface. No wonder more than 40,000 customers rely on vRanger’s speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Full video of TechRepublic's 10-Year Anniversary Community Event

    On June 26, 2009, TechRepublic celebrated its 10-Year Anniversary with a Community Event in Louisville, Kentucky, where TechRepublic first launched on May 3, 1999 and where its editorial department still has its headquarters today. The event featured talks about the history and philosophy of TechRepublic that allowed it to grow...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Simplify migration with PCmover Pro

    While looking for a solution to migrate data and settings -- AND software -- to new machines, TechRepublic member Ron K came across a utility called PCmover Pro. He describes the success he had with this product. This download is also available as an entry in our TechRepublic...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Is IT hazardous to your health?

    Stress, burnout, and work/life balance are examples of employee issues you'll find in any work environment. However, IT pros may encounter a few extra health problems -- such as repetitive stress injuries, illness resulting from contact with user-borne viruses, eye strain, severe dust allergies, and possible exposure to toxic substances....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Affordable, easy-to-use cloud server back up: Free Trial Offer

    Reduce the costs and risks of protecting your data with LiveVault; Iron Mountain's award-winning fully managed cloud service. Find out why over 140,000 customers entrust their data to Iron Mountain. Sign up today for our free trial offer to get secure, automated online backup for your organization.

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Deduplication Calculator

    Enter the size of your backup or archive dataset and get a analysis of: ?Cost comparison using DeDuplication ?Network and Storage Consumption ?Archive to Tape

    Provided By Dell EqualLogic

  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    How do I configure RSync on FreeNAS to sync shares with a Windows NAS device?

    Donovan Colbert illustrates how to create a suitable, inexpensive data replication solution for a small office or data center on a limited budget. This download is also available as a TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog post and TechRepublic Photo Gallery.

    Provided By Donovan Colbert

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    An advanced file server backed by top cloud storage providers

    Store files in this simple and elegant file server that connects to the cloud. Store your company's files with cloud storage providers Amazon, Iron Mountain, Rackspace or Nirvanix using Nasuni's virtual file server. Free up storage space while creating offsite copies. The Nasuni Filer is the simplest, most secure way...

    Provided By Nasuni

  • Downloads // May 2010

    Don't pay for server virtualization - Citrix XenServer is free!

    XenServer is the only free, cloud-proven virtualization platform available, enabling organizations of any size to immediately benefit from server virtualization. XenServer is an open and powerful server virtualization solution that radically reduces datacenter costs by transforming static and complex datacenter environments into more dynamic, easy to manage IT service delivery...

    Provided By Citrix Systems, Inc.

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Protect Your Critical Oracle Data - for Free!

    LiteSpeed Engine for Oracle cuts storage costs, reduces backup/restore times and delivers a solid return-on-investment - while keeping total control over the backup and recovery process. It's tailored to the needs of Oracle and cross-platform DBAs, and seamlessly integrates into Oracle's Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Export backup strategies. See for...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    LiteSpeed 5.0 for SQL Server is Here! Start Rocking with a Trial Copy

    Quest Software's LiteSpeed 5.0 for SQL Server is here, and it's going to rock your world! This industry-leading, multiple award-winning backup and recovery solution for your Microsoft SQL environment is better than ever. Get more visibility, more control and expanded backup tuning capabilities - all with a brand new...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jul 2012

    Protect Your Critical Oracle Data - for Free!

    LiteSpeed Engine for Oracle cuts storage costs, reduces backup/restore times and delivers a solid return-on-investment - while keeping total control over the backup and recovery process. It's tailored to the needs of Oracle and cross-platform DBAs, and seamlessly integrates into Oracle's Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Export backup strategies. See...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Diskeeper 12 Server Edition - FREE 30-day trialware

    SAN-attached servers require specific best-practice file optimization to allow the SAN to achieve its best performance. This pre-configured variation of Diskeeper Server edition is separately available and comes set and ready to optimize server data performance in a SAN environment without actually touching the SAN layer.

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • Downloads // Feb 2012

    Free Trial: vRanger, the Powerful VMware Recovery Solution

    When disaster strikes, don't waste hours and dollars recovering critical data. vRanger delivers blazing-fast speed and granular recovery for your VMware applications and data. Get your free trial today.

    Provided By Dell Software