- July 06, 2015
It's easy to understand why server virtualization has become so popular among IT admins. Virtual servers are flexible, mobile and can be deployed or decommissioned rapidly. However, managing storage for virtual environments can be difficult. Many ...
- June 10, 2014
Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.
- December 19, 2013
Avago Technologies announced a $6.6 billion deal to acquire components provider LSI Corp. and turn Avago into a major HDD and SSD components provider.
- June 23, 2009
Pivot3 Serverless Computing iSCSI systems get RAID 6e protection and scalability, while Seanodes adds solid-state drive (SSD) support to its Exanodes iSCSI software.
- April 28, 2009
Analysts say MAID is still not fully employed in data centers. But regulations mandating more power savings will help drive the technology, as will the rise of persistent data.
- January 21, 2009
Some industry observers believe the scale of storage has outpaced RAID's usefulness as a data protection mechanism.
- October 09, 2008
Xyratex rolls out the storage industry's first 8 Gbps Fibre Channel RAID controller with disk spin-down and new cooling management features.
- August 07, 2008
Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID technology. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a RAID pop quiz showdown, and find out who's the mighty RAIDer in your shop.
- December 02, 2005
Whether you're selecting a RAID controller for a PC or Unix server, choosing a controller for a home-grown NAS box, or evaluating the controllers in a midrange or low-end array, or building your own NAS, you have to consider several features of the ...
- July 18, 2005
You need info about RAID. It's that simple. In the world of storage, RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a major topic. Whether you are a RAID rookie or you're trying to optimize performance of a huge array, you'll learn something here. ...
- February 23, 2005
Modern storage arrays offer disk types to meet any need -- costly Fibre Channel (FC) disks for high-end applications requiring superior performance and availability, and lower-priced SATA disks for less-critical data. The arrays also come with mixed...
- August 05, 2004
A wave of new storage arrays with fabric as opposed to loop-based switches inside should improve performance.
- April 13, 2004
Acquires chip level software from IBM to lower the cost of building SAN devices which should translate into cheaper storage for customers
- June 14, 2002
Are you storage savvy? Take our quiz and see how much you really know about storage.
- May 31, 2002
Storage Smarts Question #16