When IT equipment in data centers fail, valuable information and economic resources are at stake. Downtimes in data centers are notoriously expensive. According to the Emerson Network Power Study, nearly $9,000 US are lost for every minute a data center is missing in action. Four scientists at IBM Research – Zurich have devised an algorithm […]
Moshe Rappoport, Trend Expert, IBM Research THINK Lab in Zurich explains tape storage for the rest of us.
Michael Factor Editor’s note: This blog posting was authored by Michael Factor, Distinguished Engineer and expert on Storage Systems at IBM Research – Haifa Traditional file systems store our information in a tree structure. Although this works fine for small collections of data – like those on our local hard drive – they are […]