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hyper-converged storage

Hyper-converged storage is a technology that combines storage, compute, networking and virtualization in one unit. More

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"Put another way, hyper-convergence means no more SAN. We're back to the days of direct-attached storage." -- Dave Raffo

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    What do you call a large object-based storage repository that holds data in its native format until it is needed?
    a. data lake
    b. storage bin
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    barnacle

    A barnacle is unwanted programming that is downloaded and installed along with a user-requested program. Like its marine counterpart, barnacle programming can be difficult to eradicate.

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communication plan

A communications management formally defines who should be given specific information, when that information should be delivered and what communication channels will be used to deliver the informat...