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Big data storage

  • Archiving and big data analytics: where to put all the data

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 28 Feb 2013
  • There are many opinions regarding how to handle information storage for big data analytics. By big data analytics,  I’m referring to information associated with a data analytics operation that does ...

  • Those annoying backups could be a big data resource

    Rich Castagna - Vice President of Editorial 31 Aug 2012
  • A lot of storage managers wish backup would go away -- or at least become a much less visible process that's built into apps or storage systems, does its thing automatically, and requires little or ...

  • NetApp jumping through Hadoops

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Jun 2012
  • NetApp is embracing Hadoop with a converged system combining its two major storage platforms with compute and networking from partners. The vendor also broadened its partnerships with Apache Hadoop ...

  • DataDirect adds ‘mini’ array for big data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Mar 2012
  • DataDirect Networks (DDN) launched two storage systems for people who want to start small in their approach to “big data.” DDN is known for storage systems that deliver extreme performance and ...

  • EMC adds cloud, big data certifications

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 07 Dec 2011
  • EMC Corp. is building up its training and certifications program by adding new levels of curricula for IT professionals who want to deepen their skills in the cloud, virtualization and data ...

  • Violin tunes up for Big Data analytics

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Oct 2011
  • Violin Memory CTO of software Jonathan Goldick sees solid state playing a key role in storage for Big Data, and he’s not talking about scale-out NAS for large data stores. Goldick says solid-state ...

  • Sepaton sets its sights on Big Data

    Brein Matturro - TechTarget 13 Oct 2011
  • By Sonia R. Lelii, Senior News Writer Sepaton is looking to move beyond its data protection specialty into Big Data. At Storage Networking World in Orlando, Fla., this week, new Sepaton CTO Jeffrey ...

  • Big data storage systems rallied in 2010

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Mar 2011
  • High end storage systems are back in style, at least according to the latest storage revenue numbers from IDC. IDC’s worldwide quarterly disk storage tracker research shows that storage systems ...

  • Protecting millions of small files

    Carolyn Gibney 10 Sep 2007
  • Every week, I visit IT professionals and I often hear the same complaint about dealing with a file server environment that has grown out of control. The problem is that these file servers have ...