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Choosing the Right Storage for Cloud-Native Applications

Published: 06 July 2015

ID: G00279093

Analyst(s): Raj Bala


Cloud-native applications generate a significant amount of unstructured content in the form of files, which can prove challenging to match to the appropriate storage platforms. This research provides I&O leaders with best practices for choosing the right platform for such data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Quantify the Expected Rate of Data Growth, the Mobility Requirements and Governance Mandates
  • Design for REST, Even If You Start Off Using Traditional
  • If Using Public Cloud Storage, Focus on Performance Requirements, Overall Cost and Tightly Integrated IAM Features

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