October 06, 2015
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) program leaders say latest LTO-7 bit error rate improvements are significant for reliability, see tape used with flash as "flape" system.
October 02, 2015
It's hard to tell which storage techs will stand the test of time, but looking back at some of yesterday's storage technologies can help.
August 07, 2015
Quantum beefs up Scalar i6000 LTO appliances to support twice as much drive density, adds RESTful management for automated management of tape libraries.
April 23, 2015
Spectra Logic has tweaked S3 commands on BlackPearl archiving gateway to enable bulk transfer of objects to backend LTFS libraries.
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Ben Woo, founder of Neuralytix, discusses LTFS integration among major backup vendors of tape libraries in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
The latest forecast for data storage technologies has LTFS heating up, clouds rather cool and the forecast perhaps changing for solid-state storage. Continue Reading
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Ben Woo of Neuralytix discusses what forthcoming technology will improve tape capacity, reliability and access to data in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Brien Posey discusses the slow development of Linear Tape File System products for backup or archiving in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Storage tiering strategies, from magnetic tape to arrays, are enjoying a renaissance in a cost-focused, performance-hungry business world. Continue Reading