Storage Soup

February 2011

  • Scale-out vs. scale-up: the basics

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 23 Feb 2011
  • There's been a lot of talk about scale-out and scale-up storage lately, and I get a sense that a lot of people don't understand that these terms are not synonymous. And that causes confusion among ...

  • Dell closes Compellent, opens new storage era

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Feb 2011
  • When Dell closed its $800 million acquisition of Compellent Tuesday, it also closed the books on a year of deals that will transform Dell’s storage portfolio. Dell first said it wanted to buy ...

  • Alternatives available for HPC shops lacking Lustre support

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Feb 2011
  • With Oracle showing a lot less love for open source storage software than Sun did, high performance computing (HPC) shops are nervous about the future of Lustre and HPC hardware vendors are taking ...