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MinIO brings high-performance object storage to VMware Tanzu

MinIO brings software-defined, cloud-native object storage to VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu through the newly launched vSAN Data Persistence platform.


Cloudian, Scality optimize object storage for flash

Primarily used as a disk repository, object storage use cases are evolving to support workloads that need fast flash. Rivals Cloudian and Scality provide the latest evidence.


Pure Storage pays $370M for container startup Portworx

Pure Storage container support includes the Pure Service Orchestrator. Portworx will operate as a new Pure Cloud Native business unit focused on storage for cloud apps.


Key SAN management strategies

SANs consolidate resources and provide a high-speed network for storage traffic, but that doesn't mean you're off the hook when it comes to performance management.

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    FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet)

    FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) is a storage protocol that enable Fibre Channel (FC) communications to run directly over Ethernet.

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    Fibre Channel switch (FC switch)

    A Fibre Channel switch is a networking device that is compatible with the Fibre Channel (FC) protocol and designed for use in a dedicated storage area network (SAN).

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    SATA, SAS and NVMe SSD speeds: What you need to know

    The non-volatile memory express protocol is tailor-made to make SSDs fast. Get up to speed on NVMe performance and how it compares to the SATA and SAS interfaces.

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