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How to Protect Your Unstructured Data (Without the Hassle)

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Filesystem Analytics and Discovery

ANALYTICS The Simplicity Illusion Have you ever been put into a position of having to solve a file migration problem without the faintest clue on where to begin? Often this is the case when storage admins or IT staff are thrust into being asked to solve seemingly simple data migrations only to find out it’s…
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Heterogeneous and Vendor Independent NAS Replication. Is it Magic?

At a recent storage conference, an attendee approached our booth asking about Datadobi’s NAS replication solution, DobiReplicate. As we discussed its ability to replicate data between different vendor platforms, they immediately responded with “Well – heterogeneous– that’s the magic word, isn’t it?”. And I began to wonder, is it truly a magic word? It’s not exactly…
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Using Hash Digests to Validate Data Copies

Whenever data is migrated or replicated between two systems, one of the most important activities to perform is validating the copy operation results.  It is an unfortunate reality that data gets corrupted either in transit, due to a bad disk write at the destination, or for other reasons.  No matter where the source of the…
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Introducing DobiMigrate CTA Bypass – Migration in Days, Not Weeks

The goal of the CTA has always been pretty straightforward, keep data that is meaningful to the business on high-speed, high-cost storage, and then use policies to transparently tier older, less-valuable data off to cheaper commodity storage [and then cloud storage].CTA accomplishes this by truncating the original file down to a very small pointer, often…
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Can You Do More Than 255?

In my role here at Datadobi, talking about moving, replicating, and syncing unstructured data all the time, I cannot begin to tell you how often I hear people ask if we can handle long file names or long path names.  They of course ask the question for a valid reason.  Many legacy tools cannot handle…
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