Scale Out Architecture Key Terms

Scale Out Architecture

As organizations grapple with the growing need to manage large and quickly expanding data sets and applications, it is no surprise that cloud-based, scale out architectures have taken hold as the preferred approach to data storage. For both public and private clouds, scale out architectures afford organizations what was once a luxury: cost-effective, incremental scalability as they need it. While many IT leaders maintain some traditional data centers, the scale out approach is generally agreed…
Trilio Content Team
September 14, 2018
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Getting to Know the Basic OpenStack Components

As OpenStack continues to take hold as a cloud computing platform, more organizations are weighing whether to seriously pursue their own cloud deployment. Of course, there are a number of important considerations — including whether to find a managed service partner or a build a new environment — but once most of the key decisions are made, IT managers face a daunting educational hurdle. How can they familiarize themselves with OpenStack's architecture and unique quirks as quickly as possible?…
Trilio Content Team
September 11, 2018
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Agentless Backup

The industry is in the midst of a shift from physical data center to virtualization — a transition that favors lightweight, agentless backup solutions over difficult-to-manage agent-based solutions. While there are several technology-driven reasons behind this movement toward agentless backup, there are equally as many cost- and efficiency-driven factors that are pushing the industry toward this innovation. Agent-Based Backup Legacy agent-based backup systems rely on software running on the production machine alongside the production application. These agents…
Boaz Michaely
August 10, 2018
RTO and RPO Key Terms

RTO and RPO

Businesses persistently struggle to determine and quantify an acceptable level of risk for their organization, and disaster recovery is no exception; RTO and RPO help reduce the ambiguity at an operational level, so IT teams have a pragmatic framework against which they can plan and execute. Typically, organizations spend much of their time planning the "hows" of recovery: the technologies they'll leverage, the features that technology includes, and the extent to which they can recover…
Boaz Michaely
July 12, 2018
Multi-Tenant Key Terms

Multi-Tenant

Multi-tenant clouds are environments in which multiple users, or "tenants," can reside on one or multiple applications, running on the same cloud, with data isolation that ensures the privacy of each tenant's data. Tenants share a common access with specific privileges to the software or application, and can be a single individual, an entire department, or a customer. Gartner points out that, though these tenant environments are completely isolated at a software level, the degree of…