November 2013

  • IBM storage GM: Flash impacts everything

    Goyal says flash isn't a product -- it impacts all of IBM storage. The same goes for open standards such as OpenStack and LTFS.

  • HA storage (high-availability storage)

    High-availability storage (HA storage) is a storage system that is continuously operational or provides at least 99% uptime.

  • Tier 1 storage

    Tier 1 storage is a reference to the higher performing systems in a tiered storage environment.

  • bad block

    A bad block is a damaged area of magnetic storage media (i.e., hard disk) that cannot reliably be used to store and retrieve data.

  • OpenStack Summit news: Storage and backup rank 6th on use-case list

    An OpenStack Summit end-user survey shows storage and backup rank sixth among top applications, workloads in use with OpenStack cloud technology.

  • Object-oriented storage helps Balboa Park digitize media, ease backups

    Object storage from startup Exablox helped nonprofit Balboa Park Online Collaborative digitize museum collections and simplify backups.

  • CEO corner: Sanbolic Melio 5, flash and the future of data storage

    Sanbolic CEO Momchil Michailov discusses distributed storage, the power of software and commodity hardware and the future of flash.

  • Ceph

    Ceph is an open source software designed to provide highly scalable object-, block- and file-based storage under a unified system. Ceph storage clusters are designed to run on commodity hardware, u...

  • HGST Inc. launches first helium drive

    HGST delivers its long-awaited helium drive, using the light gas to put seven platters and 6 TB of capacity in one drive and reduce power consumption.

  • Inktank supports new enterprise release of open source Ceph storage

    Inktank releases new subscription-based enterprise version of open source Ceph storage, with graphical management tools and enhanced support services.

  • November 2013: Salary survey results!

    Storage magazine's November issue reveals the results of our annual Storage Salary Survey, takes a look at DR monitoring tools and explores the storage needs of big data analytics.

  • November 2013: Salary survey results!

    Storage magazine's November issue reveals the results of our annual Storage Salary Survey, takes a look at DR monitoring tools and explores the storage needs of big data analytics.

  • November 2013: Salary survey results

    Storage magazine's November issue reveals the results of our annual Storage Salary Survey, takes a look at DR monitoring tools and explores the storage needs of big data analytics.