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January 15, 2020
New Quantum F-Series model is aimed at media customers who need NVMe in a smaller footprint. F-1000 server scales to 77 TB of useable capacity with Quantum StorNext file system.
December 09, 2019
Quobyte storage customer 3vGeomatics produces analytical data on ground deformities that are potential environmental hazards. The distributed file storage replaces NFS.
December 03, 2019
Dell goes against the grain by increasing storage sales, but much of its gains came from hyper-converged and data protection products rather than traditional primary storage arrays.
November 25, 2019
Following an acquisition of Time Inc., Meredith Corp. dumped most of its traditional IT gear and added newer technology developed around virtualization, convergence and the cloud.
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A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage devices that execute input/output (I/O) commands with a host computer, as defined by the Small System Computer Interface (... Continue Reading
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HDDs continue to play a key role in the data center, even as SSD capacities increase and prices fall. See how HDDs and SSDs stack up in terms of price, capacity and use cases. Continue Reading
In 2019, SearchStorage readers satisfied their curiosity about blockchain storage, decided between hybrid and multi-cloud, and took a deep dive into understanding NVMe technology. Continue Reading
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IoT is the main application for computational storage. Another potential use case is inside scale-out server architecture, but those applications are still under development. Continue Reading
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Compare SAN and NAS, and find out what to consider when using each storage system format. Object storage and the cloud are also affecting the storage options that are available. Continue Reading
RAID 50 combines striping with distributed parity for reduced data loss and better performance. Is RAID 50 the right configuration for your organization? Continue Reading
Most data being created today is unstructured, and storage pros often find themselves struggling to keep up. Luckily, efficient unstructured data storage is still possible. Continue Reading