The Future of Storage is in the Data–the Metadata

There’s a significant shift afoot in storage fundamentals, and it’s not storage area networks (SAN) or network attached storage (NAS)– although both will have critical roles in these new fundamentals. The shift involves the facilitating role that metadata will play in abstracting the specifics about data and where it’s stored from the applications, end users, and operating systems requiring access to it.” Read the article at ZDNews.

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  1. 2003-10-21 4:07 am