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Technology Overview for Erasure Coding

Published: 03 April 2015

ID: G00275313

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks , Stanley Zaffos

Summary

Disk capacities are increasing faster than disk data transfer rates. This is creating data integrity exposures that demand more robust data resilience schemes than traditional RAID schemes can deliver. Erasure coding is a potential solution to this problem that I&O leaders should shortlist.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Uses
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
  • Technology Providers

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