Disk arrays News
September 07, 2016
Dell's $60 billion-plus acquisition creates a new storage behemoth, called Dell EMC, but it will take a while to address all lingering concerns about the new company.
July 08, 2016
Kansas health clinic installs Nimble SAN with Predictive Flash, Adaptive Flash arrays to boost performance of transactional databases, VMware storage and disaster recovery.
June 22, 2016
Data Direct Networks' ExaScaler array embeds the Lustre file system software within its controller. The flagship ES14K array scales to petabytes of capacity in two racks.
April 25, 2016
Unity software supports Nexsan with NST block devices, Assureon object storage and Transporter cloud sync functionality that it picked up from Connected Data.
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An array is a storage system designed to provide large pools of capacity to servers that perform high-performance computations. Arrays contain spinning disk drives or flash memory. Continue Reading
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Flash costs are nearing parity with hard disk drives, but it can still be a challenge to determine the exact expense for an all-flash array on a per-gigabyte basis. Continue Reading
With both file and block protocols supported, unified arrays provide configuration flexibility to handle a variety of applications. Continue Reading
The NetApp FAS2500 series includes the FAS2554, FAS2552 and FAS2520. The NAS systems support hybrid flash setups for environments with mid-tier network storage needs. Continue Reading
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Innovations in flash memory have led to changes in the cost and performance of flash SSDs, prompting some to speculate if we'll see hybrid storage wither away. Continue Reading
The Dell PowerVault NX Series consists of three models that support file- and block- storage but not flash. We outline the specifications of each model and its capabilities. Continue Reading
Fujitsu phases out its DX8700 S2 model and replaces it with two Fujitsu Eternus DX S3 block storage devices that scale from 4.6 PB to 13.8 PB of raw capacity. Continue Reading
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According to Jon Toigo, erasure coding is becoming popular for its ability to provide data protection in areas where RAID has some shortcomings. Continue Reading
In this tip, analyst Jon Toigo shares several ways storage admins can proactively prevent the failure of RAID arrays. Continue Reading