Stories by Elizabeth Ferrarini

Storage resource management

Which employees gobble up the most disk space, and why? What's the best way to partition disk space on a storage-area network (SAN)?

Do-It-Yourself Storage Tools

Interland Inc., a Web hosting firm in Atlanta, decided to build, rather than buy, a tool to track space usage for its more than 78,000 small to medium-size Web sites. Seventy percent of the sites reside on Windows NT servers and the rest are on Linux. A 6 terabyte (TB) XP256 RAID system from Hewlett-Packard Co. provides the main storage.