I'm not an inherently tidy person. That's one reason that I upgraded my MacBook Pro's hard disk to 320 GB! But as a storage and data management consultant, I generally keep my computers much cleaner than my office. So I was surprised to see a pop-up window on my Mac telling me that my hard drive was full! It was time to investigate data management applications for OS X. … [Read more...] about Clean Up Your Mac! Essential OS X Tidiness Tools and Techniques
I've been talking about storage capacity utilization for my entire career, but the storage industry doesn't seem to be getting anywhere. Every year or so, a new study is performed showing that half of storage capacity in the data center is unused. And every time there is a predictable (and poorly thought through) "networked storage is a waste of time" response. The good news … [Read more...] about Storage Utilization Remains at 2001 Levels: Low!