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Big data storage News
July 24, 2017
Red Hat's Ceph and Gluster storage roadmaps reflect increased focus on hyper-converged infrastructure, containers and big data, in addition to performance improvements.
October 26, 2016
Open source Alluxio is an in-memory virtual distributed storage system that allows data to be shared across applications and storage systems at memory speed.
August 05, 2016
LIGO project observatories used Nexsan's high-density storage for up to 1.7 million files of raw data, collected from lasers that helped prove Einstein's theory of relativity.
January 21, 2016
The University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute replaced EMC Isilon NAS with a cluster of Qumulo hybrid storage appliances and Qumulo Core scale-out software.
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