NAS vs. Object Storage: What'S Best For Unstructured Data Storage?
SearchStorage, July 29th, 2019
August 11, 2019,
Volume 257, Issue 1

There are advantages and disadvantages to using NAS or object storage for unstructured data. Find out what to consider when it comes to scalability, performance and workload type

"Unstructured data is among the fastest-growing data types out there," writes Scott D. Lowe in SearchStorage. "With organizations creating and attempting to store growing quantities of data year over year, this naturally leads to the question: What's the best storage for unstructured data?

Unstructured data is information that doesn't adhere to a traditional database format. Text in the form of email and documents, along with multimedia -- such as photo, video and audio files -- are common examples of unstructured data. When looking for the best way to store unstructured data, NAS vs. object storage are the two primary choices..."

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