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October 02, 2015
Emerging flash technologies target capacity, reliability and cost, while the line between storage and memory continues to blur. Over the past couple of years, we've seen four major developments in flash storage technology: 3D architectures, which ...
September 10, 2015
New FileFly software for Caringo Swarm lets Windows Storage Server and NetApp filers migrate data to Caringo object storage systems.
July 16, 2015
The DataStream DS1008 array gets a capacity jolt, while a software upgrade adds flash optimization tools and subscription-based storage pricing.
June 30, 2015
Condusiv adds an analytical engine to its V-locity software that boosts I/O performance in Microsoft environments.
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Clustered file systems are file systems that run on multiple storage servers and can be accessed and managed as a single system. Continue Reading
Erasure coding (EC) is a method of data protection in which data is broken into fragments, expanded and encoded with redundant data pieces, and stored across a set of different locations, such as disks, storage nodes or geographic locations. Continue Reading
Expert Jon Toigo explains how virtual SAN vendors such as DataCore and StarWind aggregate storage capacity to better make use of cache memory. Continue Reading
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Large amounts of unstructured data and technologies like cloud have some asking if the traditional file system is up to the task. Continue Reading
Unified storage systems that can host block and file are an increasingly popular alternative to NAS, and one more decision to make in the storage purchase process. Continue Reading
One of the distinguishing features of object storage systems is their ability to package more metadata with each object they store. That metadata could be used to restrict access, define a file's lifecycle and its ultimate disposition. Other storage... Continue Reading
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Analytics applications for big data have placed extensive demands on storage systems, which Mike Matchett says often requires new or modified storage structures. Continue Reading
Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses how thin provisioning is helpful for capacity optimization, in a time where more data than ever is being kept. Continue Reading
Taneja Group's Mike Matchett discusses RAID, erasure coding as tools for reducing the number of copies of data taking up space in your storage. Continue Reading
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Data capacity challenges -- and the anxiety they bring -- result from the rapid explosion of data growth combined with barely increasing budgets. Continue Reading
Organizations waste a staggering amount of data storage capacity, much of which can be attributed to improper capacity management. Continue Reading
Storage systems get smarter thanks to object stores and metadata, which are enhancing intelligence of scale-out storage systems. Continue Reading