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Why Preventing Virtualization Sprawl Matters

Virtualization is not only for early-adopters or IT geeks anymore. The technology has found its place in almost every IT department and data center, but the advantages of the technology – fast and almost immediate server deployment, increased server uptime, and isolated applications – also has its disadvantages. One of them being virtualization sprawl . Since creating and running a virtual machine (VM) or virtual servers is very easy and …Read More

Be Aware! Potential Failure Scenarios and Recovery Capabilities

Administrators may seek assistance to clean up and reorganize after a database becomes lost or corrupt. Data recovery is further complicated when databases are hosted inside virtual machines, as the interconnections are quite dissimilar to when they reside inside the actual data center. Data loss instances are most often caused by human error, but as any administrator knows, they can include anything from hardware failures to internal database corruptions and …Read More

Common Scenarios of Server Data Disasters

When a data loss occurs on something as valuable as a server, it is essential to the life of your business to get back up and running as soon as possible.  Below is a sampling of specific types of disasters accompanied with actual engineering notes from recent Remote Data Recovery jobs: Causes of Partition/Volume/File System Corruption Disasters Corrupted File System due to system crash File system damaged to automatic volume repair …Read More

The Hidden Costs of Increasing Data Storage

Large-scale IT environments have the resources to manage all aspects of a network expansion, including the initial analysis, equipment installation and wiring, and proper access management to users. In smaller environments the planning may not go beyond the immediate reaction to the user’s needs—that is, “we’re out of space!” While the size of the environment may determine how storage needs are addressed and managed, such things as proper equipment cooling, …Read More