Check out the top five Servers and Storage blog posts of 2010, based on a combination of discussions, views, and votes. The topics include RAID, Netstat tips, cloud computing, and more.
1: RAID 5 or RAID 6: Which should you select?
Many RAID controllers now support both RAID 5 and RAID 6. IT pro Rick Vanover explains what RAID 6 is and when to select it over RAID 5.
2: Netstat tips and tricks for Windows Server admins
Maintaining command-line finesse is an important objective for Windows Server administrators. Rick Vanover offers some pointers on using the netstat command.
3: Seven storage design flaws that could land you in hot water
If you’re designing a new storage system, read about these seven storage gotchas that could lead to you having a lot of time on your hands.
4: Mini-glossary: Cloud computing terms you should know
You don’t have to know everything about cloud computing, but a familiarity with the terminology will help you follow the trends and industry developments. This glossary offers a rundown of the terms you’re likely to come across.
5: Memristors open new possibilities in storage and computing
In 2008, a team at HP successfully began constructing memristors. Find out why memristors may be key to creating non-volatile RAM, storage that computes, and more.