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TB-FTE Ratios Explained, or, why storage management isn’t like Starbucks (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this post I dismissed the TB:FTE metric based on the fact that it does not measure what you think it is measuring.  That, coupled with an analysis of some reasons for asking the question “what’s the … Continue reading

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TB-FTE Ratios Explained, or, why storage management isn’t like Starbucks (Part 1)

I have been putting off this article for years, even though it is the most frequently asked question I receive.  I’ve hit a breaking point, though, and plan on answering this question in two parts.  This is part one.  Usually … Continue reading

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My home as a test bed for Data Management, ILM Policy, and Catalogs

I know I am opening myself up for some ridicule and perhaps more than a few comparisons but my house has a few terabytes of data to manage.  Eight terabytes of files, pictures, movies, audio and miscellaneous “stuff” in the … Continue reading

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