Storage Soup

February 2012

  • Red Hat brings GlusterFS to Amazon cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Feb 2012
  • Red Hat has been tweaking and expanding the NAS storage products it acquired from Gluster last October. This week Red Hat brought GlusterFS to the cloud with an appliance for Amazon Web Services ...

  • IBM puts SSD cache in XIV

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Feb 2012
  • EMC rolled out its VFCache (“Project Lightning”) server-side flash caching product to great fanfare this week. IBM made a quieter launch, adding a solid-state drive (SSD) caching option to its XIV ...

  • Beware of IT inertia

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 08 Feb 2012
  • In information technology, the part of Newton’s laws of motion regarding inertia where a body at rest tends to stay at rest is often prevalent. In IT, this law means changes are increasingly ...