October 24, 2016
Acronis, known for its backup and recovery offerings, has unveiled a software-defined storage product to the public for the first time, including blockchain integration.
August 11, 2016
NVMe and PCIe solid-state drives (SSDs) may be a hot topic at this week’s Flash Memory Summit, but the SCSI Trade Association is trying to remind everyone that new serial-attached SCSI (SAS) ...
April 19, 2016
Memory channel storage vendor Everspin sells ST-MRAM devices with byte-addressable memory channel storage designed as a write cache with predictable latency.
February 17, 2016
We've reached a point where it's easy to justify equipping servers with SSDs: the performance gains they offer enable new workloads, and improve end-user satisfaction with response time and run time. In many cases, SSDs pay for themselves by avoiding new server purchases. There is simply no reason not to migrate from HDD to SSD in servers anymore.
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Vendors have flocked to SDS to help describe their various approaches to the market. When all the vendor hype and marketing presentations are over, how does today’s storage pro truly understand this transformative technology? This Buyer’s Guide will differentiate between the various types of software-defined storage. This buyer’s checklist explains what to look for in a true SDS offering and outlines the vendor offering in various implementations of SDS. What do the experts say about SDS support? What about software-only offerings? How important is it to choose your own hardware when running SDS? Finally, what’s an SDS implementation really going to involve? Storage pros need answers to these crucial questions and our Buyer’s Checklist breaks down the major players and their game plans in a way that is easy to understand and use. Continue Reading
Take storage and a few servers, add the special software and -- voila -- instant array. Continue Reading
RAID 50, also known as RAID 5+0, combines distributed parity (RAID 5) with striping (RAID 0). Continue Reading
Evaluate RAID Vendors & Products
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When it comes to ensuring high availability in your virtual infrastructure, it's okay to get a little redundant. Learn more about redundancy levels in this Advisory Board. Continue Reading
Despite easier provisioning and policy-based management, the unique knowledge held by storage administrators remains essential in the age of hyper-convergence. Continue Reading
RAID is so yesterday. Hyperscale software-defined storage is a modern model that unites disparate storage resources and recovers unused capacity that accrues over time. Continue Reading
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By default Microsoft supplies generic USB drivers in Win10. German website Win-Raid offers updated USB 3.0/3.1 Win10 drivers to replace them. Continue Reading
There is still a place for both RAID and erasure coding in today's computing environments. Explore each technology's use cases, drawbacks and best practices. Continue Reading
Diskpart is a disk management tool designed to create, delete and resize hard drive partitions, and assign or reassign drive letters in Windows client and server operating systems. Continue Reading
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Is it better to create one large LUN or many smaller LUNs? The following guidelines can help you to pick the most appropriate LUN size. Continue Reading
If it's time to tune your data center hardware, consider fixes like DRAM expansion, SSDs or container virtualization. Continue Reading
If predictable performance is a concern, IT planners should look for a solution that can set up a dedicated storage tier and a converged storage tier. Continue Reading